Planting

Marker pen comparison

October 4, 2017
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Like a lot of people, I use plastic markers to mark out my plantings. I have tried various permanent markers over the years, usually Stephens Vivid which is the de-facto…

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LA- MISS Daffodil Society

The LA-MISS Daffodil Society is now a reality.  Our first show Saturday, March 4, was a great success on all levels.  Sixteen attended the Friday night dinner for out of…

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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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Special first bloom in Georgia

December 5, 2016
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Special first bloom in Georgia

Just as begin planting all my bulbs for spring I find cantabricus smiling at me. It’s always fun to find the first bloom of season but this year it was…

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Much too late replanting of Mini. seedlings in polystyrene fish box.

Much too late replanting of Mini. seedlings in polystyrene fish box. A change from potting and it allows for gentle placement when the bulbs have already developed a little fringe…

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Daffodil Planting and Mulching

December 3, 2016
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Something more related to daffodils.  I have been planting my daffodils lately, starting right after Thanksgiving as November have been colder than normal where I live in NC.  I had…

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