Helen Trueblood a couple of recent photos

June 3, 2017
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All As I struggle to find words during this painful time, I just think about the past memories of Helen and how much she made me laugh. She was always…

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Helen Update

June 2, 2017
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Per Helen’s wishes there will not be any obituary. She said “If they need to print something they can say, SHE CAME AND WENT”. I will be preparing something for the…

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Hybridizing

A Beginning in Hybridizing The year 2017 was a successful year in my producing of daffodil seed from many of my crosses but not all.  Probably the words that I…

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Helen

May 31, 2017
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Sorry to hear about Helen. had hoped to see her at Joe’s show this spring. First time I met Helen she was judging Wells Knierim show in Cleveland. She was…

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Helen Trueblood

May 31, 2017
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It is with a heavy heart that I must report that our good Friend Helen Trublood has passed on yesterday May 30 durning surgery for a Pase Maker Insertion. Helen…

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Autumn 17#6

There is no obvious boundary between autumn and winter here. It sure feels like winter. There were enough flowers to pick a bunch for a friend’s birthday. The bunch includes…

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Last daffodil of the year in Illinois

May 25, 2017
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My last daffodil of the year blooming here in Illinois near Chicago. Higgins #11-11, Ladell – name reserved with the RHS (N. jonquilla x N. wilkommii) purchased from ADS fall 2016…

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New tetraploid Narcissus cordubensis/fernandesii

May 24, 2017
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    The diploid N. jonquilla cordubensis of the picture has been transformed to two tetraploid plants. This is to be seen in the photos of the sprouting pollen: The tetraploid plants…

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Oakwood Daffodils Catalog – 2017

The 2017 Oakwood Daffodils & Larry Wier Daffodils catalog has been added to the Specialty Bulb Growers page on the ADS website. Message from Oakwood Daffodils follows; Welcome to Oakwood…

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South Mountain Flower Farm Catalog – 2017

The 2017 South Mountain Flower Farm catalog has been added to the Specialty Bulb Growers page on the ADS website. Message from South Mountain Flower Farm follows; This is our…

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Ngaire Rogers

Hi Folks, Last year we had a vigorous discussion regarding the twelve petalled cultivar ‘Ngaire Rogers.’ Some would not even consider it a legitimate daffodil. Malcolm Lind has shared these…

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Daffodil Boutique for 2018 Nashville Convention

Daffodil Boutique for 2018 Nashville Convention

There will be a Daffodil Boutique at the American Daffodil Society Convention on April 5-8, 2018 in The Greater Nashville Area. If you are interested in being a vendor of…

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N. ‘Sheskin’ probably my favourite pink for exhibition nowadays

These flowers of N. ‘Sheskin’ have spent almost a month in a fridge at 2.5C – they look a bit tired and show a rim rather than solid pink in…

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