Growing Daffodils

Cold November

December 6, 2019
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Not much news on olde daffnet. It turned cold here in New Jersey about the first few days in November and stayed cold – and miserable.  I planted my few…

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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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Belated Happy Halloween & Fall Planting

November 1, 2019
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On a handout virtually copied from one Bob Spotts wrote years ago and that we adapted to our clime and calendar in Chicago, we advised: “Plant before Halloween.” Our Midwest…

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N. serotinus growing notes

October 28, 2019
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I thought I’d write about my experience growing Narcissus serotinus over the past year as I find things like this written by others to be fascinating. Feel free to offer…

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Final days to buy bulbs for 2019

September 30, 2019
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http://www.phsdaffodils.com Only 15 days remain before the 2019 PHS Daffodils web shop closes for the season.  The inventory is current and limited; as a bonus, a few more bulbs of…

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On contacting Nancy Pilipuf

September 15, 2019
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Nancy Pilipuf has distributed a list of bulbs recently dug from her huge collection. She is presently occupied with caring for her husband, Fred, who has Parkinson’s and has suffered…

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