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A curiosity

February 21, 2013
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This is a curiosity in more ways than one.  I’ve no idea what the parentage is, and I’ve never seen a daffodil with the pistil extending out like that except…

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Announcing the ADS Dafflibrary

February 18, 2013
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ADS has been working on a project to scan materials in the ADS library for several years.  I am  happy to say that today a website is a reality.  Thanks…

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Blooming in Ohio, some species and a seedling

February 1, 2013
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The few warm days we had earlier this week allowed the pots to go outside, and pushed a few species into bloom.  Now they’re staying in the cold garage, where the…

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Blooming today

December 29, 2012
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I was surprised to see this little N. graellsii blooming when I returned after visiting family for Christmas.  It’s one of the smallest bulbocodiums.  I didn’t realize the buds were…

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Deer don’t eat daffodils, right? Wrong!

December 15, 2012
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Quite a few daffodils have sprouted foliage this fall, and this morning on my “walk about,” I saw that the deer had been munching on this miniature!   Along with some…

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‘Emerald Monarch’ blooming in Ohio

December 14, 2012
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John Hunter’s ‘Emerald Monarach’ has been in bloom here for several days.  It opened when the temperature was above normal, so the color is perhaps not as green in the…

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