Bulb Fly

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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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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Narcissus Bulb Fly , Hippeastrums and Autumn Tazettas .

December 12, 2016
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I have  a  keen interest  in  Hippeastrums  ,  as  well  as  my  daffs .  They  flower  in NZ  from  November  until  the early  New  Year  . One  of  the  bigger …

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HWT at home

HWT at home

Sous vide equipment is an easy and cheap way to do small scale HWT at home.  No need for elaborate controllers or pumps or adding heated water – one little…

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Bulb fly larva infecting bulbs needed

The great bulb fly mysteryjb (1) Please see the attachment requesting either adult bulb flies or bulbs that are infested. We are researching a virus that prevents the females from…

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Flowers are gone . . .now the flies have arrived

The daffodils have finished blooming, but while I was out weeding a day ago, I heard the familiar buzz of the daffodil fly.  They’re too fast for me to catch,…

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