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A Fond Farewell to the Season

Ian and all, I picked my last bouquet of daffodils this morning, albeit a small handful of very late things: an Aunt Betty, two Twin Sisters, a Frou-Frou, an Indian…

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Daffodil Flag is finally up in Minnesota

April 2, 2012
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I feel a bit sheepish announcing that I have my first daffodil opening today, with apologies to Tom Stettner, it is ‘Ice Follies.’ I picked them to bring into the…

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When Daffodils Come Earlier Than Show Dates

March 5, 2012
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The following has become a standard part of our Minnesota Show Schedule. It was developed by many of our members, but I can’t take credit for any of it. Edie…

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Rose,White & Gold Winner, May 2011, Minnesota

December 27, 2011
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Pictured: Michael Berrigan’s Gold Ribbon, White Ribbon and Rose Ribbon winners at 2011 Show, a cross of Newport x Glamour Girl 3 W-YOY Edie  

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Barwick Seedling

December 27, 2011
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barwick 9-90.jpgThe last greenhouse bulb pictured is a Barwick seedling that Michael Berrifan received two small bulbs of last year. These flowers, while not frost hardy, will bloom with enthusiasm…

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Two Viridiflorus hybrids

December 27, 2011
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A couple of N. viridiflorus hybrids in Michael Berrigan’s greenhouse. These are mainly grown for pollen. These have a strong sweet fragrance and blooms last three weeks to a month…

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