Growing Daffodils

Dr. John Reed

November 22, 2020
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It is with heavy heart that I announce the death of Dr. John Reed of Oakwood Daffodils in Niles, Michigan.  John died peacefully this morning in the hospital. Thanks to…

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Additional Offerings at PHS Daffodils

August 26, 2020
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Greetings! At long last, 38 additional daffodil cultivars from our harvest surplus are now available at www.phsdaffodils.com, including ”Ambergris Caye’, ‘Biosphere’, ‘Moon Moth’, ‘Mrs. Alfred Pearson’, ‘La Salle’, and ‘Spring Coronation’. …

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Tazettas that don’t go dormant -?

August 25, 2020
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All, Some years I’ve observed true tazettas (not poetaz) that do not go fully dormant for months after their companions are long, long gone. I think they are always bicolors…

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An invitation for all to register for the American Daffodil Society Virtual Fall Forum 2020

August 20, 2020
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An invitation for all to register for the American Daffodil Society Virtual Fall Forum 2020

I am cordially inviting all DaffNet participants to register for our upcoming virtual symposium, Visionary Venture. Registration is OPEN and is $25 for ADS members registering before 31 AUG and…

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Digging and Smilers

Great relief – digging complete but some bulbs still sun drying before being put in wire bottom trays, labelled and housed. Incidentally, the wooden trays date back to the 1930’s…

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Cut Bulbs

July 15, 2020
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Its digging time and I do 80% of my bulb extraction using my hands.  Start with a shovel then use hands.  (My finger nails are really dirty) I really hate…

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