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Blooming in Ohio

February 21, 2015
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Winter has not been kind, though other parts of the country have had it worse than we have, here in Cincinnati.  The extreme cold, with temps near and below zero,…

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N. poeticus in Austria

February 1, 2015
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Has anyone searched for N. poeticus in Austria lately?  Matthew Zandbergen wrote, in the 1971 March Daffodil Journal, about great fields of them.  There is a Narzissenfest in Bad Aussee…

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deNavarro Hybridizing Records Added to Dafflibrary

January 19, 2015
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The hybridizing records of J. M. deNavarro, of England, from 1944 to 1972 have been added to www.dafflibrary.org.  They are copies of handwritten lists of crosses made so cannot be searched. …

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Winter Daffodil in Ohio

January 9, 2015
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  Winter in Ohio is colder than normal (though not as bad as in other places), and it makes it hard to keep my unheated garage above freezing.   ‘Yuletide’ was…

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New posts in Dafflibrary

November 3, 2014
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Those interested in hybridizing might be interested in Helen Link’s records which have recently been posted to www.dafflibrary.org.  It’s handwritten, water-stained, and sometimes hard to read, but she has included…

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Bet on spring bulbs

October 27, 2014
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There was a great article in The Commercial Appeal, the Memphis newspaper, on Sunday, Oct. 26, about daffodils and Brian Duncan’s lecture sponsored by the Mid-South Daffodil Society on “Snowdrops and Daffodils.” …

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