Diseases and Pests

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

Something is eating Alice’s Daffodil Bulbs.

June 13, 2018
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Hi all I thought this might be a good time to share some stories with Alice who just wrote us about her Daffodil Bulbs being eaten. Alice says: “””My sister…

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Little black bugs

April 7, 2018
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Little black bugs

  The flowering season begins here in Germany. In each flower I find about ten black bugs. I think they eat the pollen grains and and pollinate the blossoms. Does…

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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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