Theory according to Dave

August 28, 2017
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These flowers of Nb nivalis are quite the smallest daffodils that we grow. When exhibited in NZ they are down pointed because they are too small compared with a vase…

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Registration is OPEN!

August 27, 2017
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Registration is OPEN for Fall Forum 2017! Participate in educational Symposia, Fall-blooming Daffodil Show, a Photography Show, the ADS Board Meeting, a lively ADS Bulb Auction, and a Bulb Exchange.…

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More sad news

August 26, 2017
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Wonderful, insightful words, George. I worked closely with Rod for many years helping to manage and operate ADS. Our organization benefited greatly from Rod’s business experience and his strong desire…

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Funeral/Memorial Arrangements for Rod Armstrong

August 20, 2017
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I have received the following facts from Andrew about the funeral and memorial services for Rod. A memorial mass with reception to follow will be held Saturday August 26th at…

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More sad news from Dallas

August 18, 2017
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I just got the sad news from Andrew Armstrong about the death of his father, Rod Armstrong, this morning. Rod had battled valiantly against lung cancer, but last spring developed…

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Early season in Marlborough New Zealand

August 17, 2017
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An extremely early season here in Marlborough, possibly due to the much greater than average rainfall over winter. Looking back through my photos the 1WP pictured below was flowering on…

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What is flowering now in Canberra

August 15, 2017
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Hi Nothing like a bit of rain and some moisture to speed the season along a bit. A lot of miniatures are flowering but the first of the standards and…

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The Daffodil Cup

August 13, 2017
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Friends, I wonder how many of you are aware that in Canada there is an auto race for The Daffodil Cup.  Apparently some of the top drivers go on to…

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What is flowering in Canberra now

August 13, 2017
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Hi A spectacular miniature seedling some micro minis. We have had a lot of micro minis flower this season.

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What is flowering now in Canberra

August 9, 2017
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Hi The weather has warmed up a bit but once the sun goes down it is really chilly. With a bit of warm weather a lot more bulbs will be…

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Central Daffodil Group Early Show 2017

The  Central  Daffodil  Group  opened  the  2017  season  with  a  small  table  show  and  group  luncheon  on  Tuesday  8  August .  After  a  warm  and  very  wet  autumn  , we …

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N cyclamineus

August 7, 2017
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Yesterday I mentioned variation in the species cyclamineus. The first to flower opened today. I picked it for a Hort Soc meeting. It has lovely form and is always very…

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Wendy Akers

Dear All, It is with sadness that I report the passing of Wendy Akers. Wendy and James were good friends for many years. We hunted daffodils together in Spain and…

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