Weather and Temperature

Discussions about weather impact and temperature on daffodils.

Digging and replanting bulbs in summer

I have a friend who just dug hundreds of Carlton in northern TN and replanted them right away. Our current temps are in the 80’s and 90’s F.  I’ve never…

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Last Daffodil Bloom of the season 2020 Walkersville, Md

Today, May 9, 2020, at my house in Walkersville, Md, when some of my grandchildren came over, I decided to take a picture of my last daffodil bloom-Timbucktu.  I certainly…

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This morning in Chicago

April 15, 2020
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These guys were probably glad that I picked them yesterday in the sun. Chicago in April.  

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Blooming in Minnesota today….not

April 12, 2020
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Up until today, we have had a mild spring in Minnesota.  We had a Jetfire open yesterday, so Margaret’s daffodil flag is out. But we’re having an Easter Sunday snowfall…

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Minnesota’s unpredictable weather!

It is no wonder that we daffodil lovers in Minnesota fret every year about whether we will have blooms for our early-May show.  The attached two photos are from March…

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Basal rot treatment

A few prized tetraploid tazettas became infected with basal rot. I invented a treatment that successfully cured them. I am not scientist but a gardener and breeder of Narcissus who…

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