Basal Rot

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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Updates to the ADS Handbook for Growing, Exhibiting, and Judging Daffodils

February 26, 2017
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There have been many changes made by the ADS Board of Directors to the ADS Judges Manual (officially known as the Handbook for Growing, Exhibiting, and Judging Daffodils) since the…

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Strange Bulb Configuration

July 30, 2016
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Hi, I was sent the picture  and the message below from a friend, Bob Issak, who shows up to some of the Daffodil Shows and helps out but may not…

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Solarization of Daffodil Beds

February 5, 2016
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Question: When I was first introduced to “solarization” of daffodil beds back in 1998 the Brookside Garden curator that I was talking too said to use clear thin plastic and…

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No Winter yet in NE NC

December 19, 2015
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It’s been very quiet lately on Daffnet.  Thought I’d post another one that isn’t read. It doesn’t look like we are going to have winter this year here in Northeast…

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Diseases and pest inspections

March 19, 2015
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Dave brings up a good point most people do not know. You can export a diseased daffodil (or plant or fruit) to a country or region of a country that…

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