Growing Daffodils

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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First Flowers Downunder

This year most of the tazettas were planted early, shaded, and watered. In spite of high temperatures one seedling 14_05T has flowered earlier than any daffodil has flowered here. It…

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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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First bloom of 2019

January 10, 2019
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In typical Ohio weather style, we went from 63 degrees two days ago to 28 degrees this morning.  I grow a few daffodils in pots in the garage, under lights–the…

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Trying to reach John Beck

September 29, 2018
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John, Please try sending me an email.  I can’t seem to reach you about the bulbs you ordered. Check you spam mail, my email to you may be there.  …

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USDA Soil Survey

September 13, 2018
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Americans in the group will be interested in this free soil survey sponsored by the USDA. The USDA has been surveying the soil in this country for over 100 years,…

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