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2018 Midwest Daffodil Show Report

After two weeks of wondering whether we would have any blooms, a fairly nice show happened on April 28-29 at the Chicago Botanic Garden. It couldn’t have happened but for…

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Nice Show Today in Niles, Michigan

April 21, 2018
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Dan Bellinger and friends put on a nice show at Fernwood Gardens today. You may see a 1 minute slide show, mostly of the folks in attendance, at:  http://TinyURL.com/Fernwood-Daffodils-2018 I’m…

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Design Show at Chicago Botanic

If you also like flower design with daffodil themes, check this link which shows the Design category at the Chicago Botanic Garden last weekend. Bill Hessel, a founding member of…

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Why Couldn’t You Wait?

April 17, 2017
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This bloom and many like her decided to emerge too early this year. Waiting a week or two would have been appreciated. And, my Lightning Fire which won a Gold…

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More French pics

March 19, 2017
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I will use the one on the left instead of the standard pic of daff parts. On the far right, Tazetta narcissus, of course, but why “doubtful” narcissus on the…

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Interesting French daffodil drawings

March 19, 2017
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I found this page at the Chicago Botanic Garden Library some years ago and will excise a few blooms for illustrations in our show schedule which I am putting to…

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