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blue roses

Here’s a story on a GenMod rose with material from petunias spliced in to give a bluer color than available from traditional breeding.  Is it good or bad that daffs…

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Basal rot and tulips

I’ve got an area that has developed a basal rot problem.  I removed all daffodils this year and plan to rest the area for a couple of years.  Can I…

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labels

I have had very good results using the EON metal barden markers and WATERPROOF Avery labels.  The right size waterproof markers are never available locally, but can be ordered by…

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mesh bags

anyone know of a good source for mesh bags, for bulbs? Thanks, Kathleen Simpson  

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Caring for storm victims

We’re supposed to have several nights of hard freezes, and 1 or 2″ of snow.  I picked a lot of stuff this afternoon, including some in loose bud.  It was…

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Paperclips??

Was there discussion last year on how to use a paperclip to hold a name tag on a daffodil, for collections?  I have a memory of thinking that would be…

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