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Texas Daffodil group photo

February 8, 2012
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The Texas Daffodil Society met today. Members brought a pretty good selection of blooms so that we could teach the new members how to select the best blooms from their…

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46% nitrogen from Urea

January 29, 2012
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Our worst soil on our farm is “across the creek”. This soil had only 1 PPM nitrogen, (needed to add 95 pounds per acre to get to Critical Level) only…

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Testing soils with turnips or radishes

January 29, 2012
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These are pretty typical root, bulb and top growth for paper whites growing in good soils. Notice that if you “top dress” or put granular fertilizer out AFTER a daffodil…

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nickers & 8’s

December 21, 2011
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8 petals on a poet with nicks. We normally think of poets with perfect petals since they have short flat cups. I think this one was from St. Louis at…

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More color

December 9, 2011
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Our paper whites started blooming this past week. About average for this time of the year. Maybe a little later than average in recent years. Drought broke a little with…

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Color Spot nursery in Hunstville TX

December 9, 2011
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The Poinsettia’s were down at Huntsville at the Color Spot nurseries before Thanksgiving. They have 23 acres of greenhouses, there smallest operation in the USA. Keith Kridler Mt. Pleasant, Texas…

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