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not daffodils — foxgloves

Friends, Two years ago I posted a photo of foxgloves in bloom here. As you know, foxgloves are biennials. Most of the plants died after blooming, but prodigious amounts of seed…

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do you grow it?

Friends, At the recent ADS convention, a bloom of Watrous 621-2 was exhibited by the Carneys in their Premier Miniature Collection. Harold Koopowitz suggested I consider registering the flower. Ideally,…

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blooming today

April 11, 2012
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This is one of my “end of season” blooms. It’s a seedling from (Quick Step op x Fertile Crescent). It and its siblings always bloom near the end of the…

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importing

Thanks to those who replied privately about the necessity of having import permits. The concensus seems to be that it is not necessary, and that perhaps the Aussie inspector was…

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importing

Friends, A friend called me last night to say that the Australian bulb exporter from whom he had ordered bulbs could not get his bulbs inspected for export to the…

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blooming today

March 29, 2012
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John Reed’s ‘Captain America’ is blooming today. The color jumps out at you across the garden. Were it not for a few nicks, it would be going to our show…

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