Fertilizing

Updates to the ADS Handbook for Growing, Exhibiting, and Judging Daffodils

February 26, 2017
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There have been many changes made by the ADS Board of Directors to the ADS Judges Manual (officially known as the Handbook for Growing, Exhibiting, and Judging Daffodils) since the…

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fertilizer – calcium sulfate

April 3, 2015
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I have finished a room renovation project, leaving me with extra strips of ‘Sheetrock’ aka gypsum board . The main component of this is re-hydrated calcium sulfate -CaSO4,  which in…

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How tall does your daffodil grow?

August 31, 2014
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Nancy Tackett forwarded a query about growing tall daffodils in Chicago, and as I just responded it occurred to me that answers form others about their local climes may be…

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Tips for Growing Large Blooms and an Experiment To Try

April 1, 2013
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John B’s comment about growing ‘Mexican Hat’ to size prompts this post. While visiting England and N. Ireland, it was both humbling and enlightening to see the incredible HUGE size…

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Science Experiment/food coloring in daffodil blooms

March 14, 2013
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  These daffodil blooms had their stems split roughly into thirds with a sharp knife and then I just ripped the thirds apart another inch and or two to finish…

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Diamond dusting? Under Infrared lighting?

March 13, 2013
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Last year this subject came up and I was wondering if anyone has access to this type of photography to do some experiments. What our human eyes see as “Diamond…

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