Basal Rot

Digging and replanting bulbs in summer

I have a friend who just dug hundreds of Carlton in northern TN and replanted them right away. Our current temps are in the 80’s and 90’s F.  I’ve never…

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Bulb Flies

May 20, 2020
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Keqin Xu's border this spring

Good morning I haven’t seen much talk this spring about Bulb Flies. I hope some of you have some advice for Keqin Xu. Keqin is not yet a member though…

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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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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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