2017 Joe Hamms Show (PDGS)

May 2, 2017
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All Well, we have finally reached the end of my show photos for all the shows that I visited this year in the midwest of the country as well as…

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Easter Daffs – an International market .

Every   Easter  both  our  local  Supermarkets  have  good  displays  of  flowers  for  sale .It  is  currently  peak  chrysanthemum  season  here  , supplemented  by  the  year  round  availability  of  roses , …

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Surprise Blue Ribbon

I was sent a picture today from the Chambersburg, PA Daffodil show (a couple weeks ago) of my seedling #11-35 that I had given up on.  It’s a jonquil (cordubensis)…

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Easter 2017 Otaki , NZ

Our  Southern  season  is  beginning  very  slowly ,  with  much  of  the  North  Island  recovering from record  rainfalls ,  delivered  by  the  tail  end  of  two  tropical  cyclones .Soils are …

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2017 Niles Michigan Daffodil Show Sponsored by the IDS

April 30, 2017
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All A Newer Show  along the Southern Border of Michigan with Indiana was held in the hometown of Dr John Reed in the city of Niles. With this show, came…

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Bloom

April 30, 2017
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Kidling blooming today. The season is officially over. Earliest in memory. I also have my first peony blooming Prairie Moon. Azaleas too. Crazy year! Way too early. Naomi  

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Tête à Tête in the Sierra de las Nieves

April 30, 2017
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   In March I made a trip to Spain looking for narcissus species. I saw many different sites and visited also the Sierra de las Nieves near Ronda, where in…

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Later West Coast Blooms

April 29, 2017
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Here is a small collection of daffodils that bloomed in the last couple of weeks, ‘Nancy’s Fancy‘ with ‘Mesa Verde‘ in the background, ‘Rubilina‘, ‘Data Queen‘, and ‘Kenwell Centennial‘.  Today,…

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Sad News

April 25, 2017
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I learned last night, of the recent death in the UK of Richard Brook. He would have been personally known to older ADS members from his several visits to the…

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The End of the Season

April 25, 2017
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The daffodils are done for this year, several weeks earlier than usual.  But then they started blooming several weeks earlier, too.  I picked these few blooms this morning:  a couple…

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2017 Indiana Daffodil Society (IDS) Show Winner Photos

April 24, 2017
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Hello All The IDS show was held at it’s typical location at Holiday Park  Indy Parks. It’s a great place to explore and enjoy creation all around. The building has an…

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Autumn 17#4

Hi Christiaan, I am delighted by your seedlings, particularly if they are happy in your impossible conditions. The season progresses here with the first viridiflorus hybrid flowering. Bill Welch’s earliest…

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Photographing daffodils

April 22, 2017
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Thanks to those who post photos of show winners on Daffnet.  These are not simple click and  post photos.   Having spent yesterday afternoon being “photographer’s gofer” for Tom Stettner,…

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