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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N. bulbocodium; N. triandrus; and their variable hybrids N. x foster

A rare occasion – 17th March 2011- St Patricks Day – maybe the luck of the Irish or a special Spanish gift on the day. Sometimes we are lucky and…

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Master Gardener of the Year 2016 Currituck Co, NC

December 2, 2016
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Hi All, The Currituck Co, NC master gardeners sponsor our Barco, NC Daffodil Society; without them we would not have a show.  Fran and I joined the master gardeners about…

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Different seedlings of N. x xanthochlorus (N. cavanillesii x N. viridiflorus) are flowering

December 2, 2016
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The seedlings of N. x xanthochlorus should be fertile because they are allotetraploid. But some generate no viable pollen. Successful crosses with Maria Pia as the pollen parent were made.…

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N. cavanillesii crosses

November 24, 2016
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N. cavanillesii flowered three days after a heavy rain in southern Spain. Today, one month later I earned the seeds in the picture. The different pollen parents influence the size of…

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Otaki – a few more .

November 24, 2016
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  The  top  table  had a good  selection  across  the  divisions, reflecting  the  late  season .With  the  N I  National  only  a  week  away  ,quite a  few  growers  admitted  that …

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Kate Reade

November 23, 2016
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Dear All, Nial Watson just asked that I let Daffnet members know that Kate Reade has passed away. Kate was awarded the American Daffodil Society Gold Medal in 1992 and…

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Identification Help for tazetta

November 23, 2016
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The bag said ‘Geranium’ however it is too early for this variety.  Please let me know your thoughts. Many daffodils are jumping out of the ground here due to early…

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Otaki Show , 2 September 2016

November 23, 2016
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The   Otaki  Horticultural  Society  held  our  annual  show  on  Friday  2  September .With  declining  membership , –  a  shortage  of   assistance  in  all  departments ,  we  opted for  a  smaller …

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From Chile and USA – to lie in the dirt and photograph little flowers in Spain

November 22, 2016
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From Chile and USA – to lie in the dirt and photograph little flowers in Spain. Love finds a way! Img 0129 Img 0130

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Pictures of N. elegans

November 22, 2016
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Pictures of N. elegans (still the correct name by general concensus – despite Harold’s claims to the contrary.) in the wild last week. Sorry about quality – flowers were blowing…

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Donate to ADS and it costs you Nothing

November 21, 2016
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Please consider a donation to the ADS this Holiday Season and use Amazon Smile with your purchases.  Be sure your designated charity is the American Daffodil Society. Save Save Save

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Triple Crown , Greek Surprise and ? ? .

November 17, 2016
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Triple  Crown ,  Greek  Surprise  and   ? ? .

Brian  Duncan    has  given  us  so  many  fine  flowers  ,  across  all  divisions  and  over  several  decades . He  has  named  several  after  notable  ,  perhaps  surprise  ,  sports  victories …

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