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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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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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