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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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Daffodil Flag Flying in Ohio, too, thanks to Harold

October 17, 2014
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Drat, Harold!  I wanted to be the first to show blooms of  your autumn-blooming hybrids!  🙂  But today the first floret of your Glorious x elegans is open–with an extra…

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Question about replanting where bulbs died

August 1, 2014
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I’m cutting back on the physical size of my garden, so am planting daffodils wherever there’s an empty space.  So, my question is, “What do you do when a bulb…

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Question on herbicide use

A good friend of mine says that she thinks repeated use of Preen has a deleterious effect on her daffodils.  She says she has lost lots of bulbs, and thinks…

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