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2019 Murphys Daffodil Show, March 9-10

March 13, 2019
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Weather was a factor – a significant one! Ironstone Vineyards, the Show location, was near the snowline on Friday evening! Still, this didn’t deter our basic group of exhibitors –…

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2019 Livermore CA Daffodil Show

March 12, 2019
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The California daffodil show season began with the Livermore Daffodil Show on March 2-3, 2019. The advance weather was positive for blooms, having periods of light rain and mild winds,…

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Fred Silcock Has Died

February 12, 2019
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Fred Silcock, one of the world’s finest daffodil hybridizers, left this earth on February 7, 2019 after a short illness. Fred’s magnificent seedlings were not widely known because he avoided…

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Nashville Airport to Convention Hotel

March 4, 2018
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Folks, We are advised to seek UBER or LYFT to get from Airport to Hotel. I’m not a customer of either, but would happily join with others to form a…

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Daffodils in Iceland

July 5, 2017
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My sister (Karen Spotts) and I visited Iceland for two weeks in early June. Iceland is quite interesting – with countless beautiful waterfalls and captivating rugged territory. There are more…

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Overseas Visitors at Saint Louis; Special Honors Awarded There

April 19, 2016
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Looking at the Registrations for the 2016 World Daffodil Convention in St. Louis, there were 229 attendees. Of those, 43 came from 7 ‘overseas’ countries: New Zealand 20; England 9;…

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