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Storage humidity of Onions

June 4, 2019
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In Texas, Onions are the #1 farm commodity sold as far as total gross $ sales. Onions require ideal growing conditions as far as soil moisture, soil quality and soil…

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Storing/shipping Daffodil Blooms Minneapolis 2019

May 11, 2019
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For those of you who missed a really great ADS convention! There was a really good discussion of using refrigeration for storing cut daffodil blooms for up to three weeks.…

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Any other tips for novice daffodil grooming??

March 1, 2018
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I sent the following to our Texas Daffodil membership this morning. Any other thoughts to help new/novice daffodil exhibitors that may only have a few varieties even in bud after…

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Sent to my Texas Master Gardeners

February 15, 2018
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This was a quickie post I made to our MG group. We have about 83 active members, 12 new students going through 60 hours of training, then 50 hours of…

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Paper Whites & Alcohol

December 18, 2017
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Brent Heath will tell you if you want a pot of daffodils to have short foliage and shorter sturdier bloom stalks that you need more bright light. Growing pots indoors…

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Open Pollination/culled daffodil seeds/bulbs

July 10, 2017
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If you go out into the fields or flower beds after dark you will sometimes see hundreds of not thousands of moths working over the blooms on the daffodils. During…

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