2019 PHS Daffodils web store is open!

Greetings!   The 2019 PHS Daffodils web store is now open for the season.  Please have a look at www.phsdaffodils.com.  As ever, all orders will receive generous gratis bulbs—please indicate…

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2019 ADS National Convention Show Winners and standouts

May 25, 2019
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Hello Friends The Convention was held in the Hilton Minneapolis Bloomington. Since it was so late, there seemed to have been a perception that it…

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2019 Joe Hamms Barn Show

May 25, 2019
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Joe Hamms Show in his very nice barn (actually a large section of his house) is always a treat. His family and friends put in…

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2019 Niles Michigan Show

May 24, 2019
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All The recently started Niles Michigan Show was held in it’s usual venue of the Fernwood Botanical Gardens with yet another high quality show with…

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2019 Central Ohio Daffodil Society (CODS) Show

May 24, 2019
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All The Central Ohio Daffodil Society held it’s show in the usual venue of the Franklin Park Conservatory on April 20th. Again, as with most…

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Rebloom in a paperwhite

A question put on Daffnet from Benjamin Whitacre about repeat flowering daffodils led to an interesting private correspondence. I have tried here to organise and…

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2019 Indiana Daffodil Society (IDS) show winners

May 23, 2019
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Hello All  The IDS show was was held in it's newer venue of the Hamilton Ice Arena and Community Center. That sounds rather different but…

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Getting photos at the MDS Show in Chicago

At our show I spotted Donna Theimer, a retired hort teacher from Joliet Junior College and now an aspiring professional photographer. She carried a large…

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Finally blooming in Minnesota!

May 13, 2019
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Well, better late than never……these are in bloom in 2019 convention chair Margaret Macneale’s garden this AM. We are expecting temperatures in the 70’s this…

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Storing/shipping Daffodil Blooms Minneapolis 2019

May 11, 2019
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For those of you who missed a really great ADS convention! There was a really good discussion of using refrigeration for storing cut daffodil blooms…

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winter change

May 11, 2019
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From: Sarita Hartz Subject: Daffodils surviving the winter Message Body: Hi, I’m writing a book in which I use daffodils as a metaphor. I’m curious…

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2019 Bloomington Show – ADS Award Winners

Gold Ribbon and Intermediate Ribbon Winner

The 2019 national daffodil show of the American Daffodil Society was held May 3-4 in Bloomington, Minnesota. Due to an extremely late season, there were…

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Where were you when I needed you?

On returning from Minneapolis on Sunday I did a walk around to see what might have been. My large patch of Killearnan was in bud,…

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