Monthly Archives: April 2018

Little black bugs

April 7, 2018
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Little black bugs

  The flowering season begins here in Germany. In each flower I find about ten black bugs. I think they eat the pollen grains and and pollinate the blossoms. Does…

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‘Larry’s Force’

Would anyone who is growing ‘Larry’s Force’ please measure it and send me the diameter at

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Late spring = may need your late blooms for Minnesota

Minnesota’s show is in 4 1/2 weeks, May 5-6, 2018.  Even though we are getting a big snow today (see my prior post today), and we were already experiencing a…

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April Snow in Minnesota – 2017 vs. 2018

Minnesota always gets late snows, and the early bulbs tolerate it well.  Normally by early April, I would have scilla and crocuses all over the place, and daffodils well up. …

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Ride needed Thursday from Nashville airport to hotel

We have someone coming in to the Nashville airport Thursday on American Airlines flight #2398 at 10:51 am who is looking for a ride to share to the Convention hotel.  Her name…

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VDS Show Richmond Continued.

April 2, 2018
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In Richmond VA On Saturday. Best Intermediate was Watson Seedling 818 11aY-O.  Exhibited by Karen Cogar Best Small Grower was Ginter Genis 5Y-Y by Jane Earle.  Unfortunately by picture didn’t…

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