Diseases and Pests

Discussions about a wide variety of elements that can harm daffodils.

Trumpet major or Lent Lily

January 29, 2020
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Photo taken February 2019 Ware Church Cemetery, gloucester, virginia these are growing under ivy in a ravine area to the woods for decades and possibly centuries as Ware Church parish dates…

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Basal rot treatment

A few prized tetraploid tazettas became infected with basal rot. I invented a treatment that successfully cured them. I am not scientist but a gardener and breeder of Narcissus who…

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Sous Vide for hot water treatment

November 25, 2019
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Anyone wanting to hot water treat their bulbs on a small hobbyist level might want to consider a sous vide machine like this one: https://anovaculinary.com/. I’ve used the Precision Cooker…

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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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smaller quantities of Zerotol

November 6, 2018
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Here is a message from Anne. She is wanting to find smaller quantities of Zerotol to use when planting her bulbs. I wasn’t able to find a source. Does anyone…

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