Weather and Temperature

Discussions about weather impact and temperature on daffodils.

Evaluation of Seedlings

A question to hybridizers.  How do you evaluate your seedlings on a year when they have summer weather in February followed in March by three weeks of extreme cold and…

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First florets

My daffodil season began this morning with 3 daffodils flowering. Sometimes tazettas flower here in February. This year they are relatively late, presumably because we have had a long warm…

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No Refrigerators in Northeast North Carolina

Step out of your warm house and into Nature’s refrigerator.  No man-made refrigerators necessary in Northeast North Carolina.  After half of my daffodils bloomed in the summer like February weather. …

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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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Final flower

November 10, 2016
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It has been an idyllic spring here with mild temperatures and regular rain. This has made the last flower very late indeed: – a species poeticus grown from seed from…

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Final Pick

Last week was the last significant pick of daffodils for the season. Just because it was possible a few of these were put in the Canberra iris show. Typically late…

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