Monthly Archives: May 2019

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 Sony camera with 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 week and possibly 80 late…

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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 for up to three weeks.…

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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 about the process daffodils go…

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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 very few daffodils in bloom…

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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, having braved the snow (twice)…

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