Landscapes and Naturalized Daffodils

Photographs and discussions about daffodils in landscapes and in naturalized areas.

Heritage help please!

With too much to do I decided instead to go and visit some old friends. Van  Sion. Orange Phoenix Yellow Phoenix (I think). Orange Phoenix and Yellow Phoenix together. This…

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Daffodils in Iceland

July 5, 2017
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My sister (Karen Spotts) and I visited Iceland for two weeks in early June. Iceland is quite interesting – with countless beautiful waterfalls and captivating rugged territory. There are more…

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Reflections on cyclamineus

September 1, 2016
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This season a few favorite cyclamineus have been moved to the house in the hope I will be able to cultivate them properly in pots. I like the long straight…

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Pine needles or Pine Straw as Mulch

Lesson learned: Digging daffodils has always been one of most liked subjects to talk about and the least liked to do.  For those without this life altering experience 🙂 digging…

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Solarization of Daffodil Beds

February 5, 2016
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Question: When I was first introduced to “solarization” of daffodil beds back in 1998 the Brookside Garden curator that I was talking too said to use clear thin plastic and…

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Shaw Nature Reserve MOBOT Poet Types

January 24, 2016
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These are blooms from bulbs collected at SNR during one of GSLDS digs.  I divide the clumps and line them out in my garden to grow and bloom.  These appear…

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