Blog Archives

Winter woes

January 25, 2014
By

This has been one of the coldest winters in the Cincinnati area in years–they say since 1977-78.  It’s been so cold that the temperature in my garage has been way…

Click to read more »

Happy New Year

December 31, 2013
By

This is ‘Yuletide’, opening here about a week late, but close enough.  I’m pleased because there are two blooms this year.  I’ve tried to grow any number of bulbocodium and…

Click to read more »

5th International Conference on Comparative Biology of Monocotyledons

November 20, 2013
By

There was a notice in Cultivated Plant Taxonomy News, July 2013, that there would be a special Symposium on the systematics and population biology of Narcissus at this conference which…

Click to read more »

Blooms from the Northern Hemisphere

October 14, 2013
By

I’ve been away for awhile, and returned home yesterday to find blooms on two cultivars which Harold Koopowitz sent me several years ago.   One is from ‘Glorious’ x elegans, and…

Click to read more »

New addition to Dafflibrary

We’ve just added Roberta Watrous’s handwritten hybridizing records from 1944 to 1984 to www.DaffLibrary.org. You can find them under “Hybridizing, 1951 to 2000” and under “People.”  Roberta was the first person…

Click to read more »

Daffodil Registration–a Reminder

Friends, If you live in the U.S, and are planning to register a daffodil name this year, you need to get your registration forms to me by June 15, for forwarding…

Click to read more »