American Daffodil Society

American Daffodil Society Information and announcements.

Fred Silcock Has Died

February 12, 2019
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Fred Silcock, one of the world’s finest daffodil hybridizers, left this earth on February 7, 2019 after a short illness. Fred’s magnificent seedlings were not widely known because he avoided…

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Optimum temperature for pollination

February 12, 2019
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Dear All, Having never had any success with early pollination, last year my crosses were all blown away by the Beast from the East! So this year I have two…

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Margaret Ford

February 8, 2019
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Dear ADS friends: I just learn Margaret Ford, wife of Skip Ford, passed today. She was an ADS judge, avid daffodil grower and shower here in my home state of…

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ADS App

February 3, 2019
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Someone posted “how to pick up the ads app”  I originally got the app, but lost it.  Can some  explain how to get the ADS app again? I can’t find…

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ADS Show Winners 2018 posted on DaffTube

If you’re in middle Tennessee like me you are having some very wet weather; farther north you may have snow or ice.  I’m sure similar weather is playing out in…

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Move to NJ

January 14, 2019
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Many of you knew that Fran and I were moving to New Jersey in 2018.  Mostly because I had a “fire” sale of my bulbs to get the numbers down…

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