Show Prep and Exhibiting

Information about preparing daffodils to exhibit.

refrigerating dafs

April 22, 2009
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I couldn’t find the time to send these earlier.  A few people ask me about refrigerating.  This is how I do it.  The pictures tells it all.  I wrap a…

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Box of Flowers arriving at the show

April 13, 2009
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For many years, I always took my flowers in vases of water and was always worried about the motion of the car and causing too much movement. I was afraid…

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Caring for storm victims

We’re supposed to have several nights of hard freezes, and 1 or 2″ of snow.  I picked a lot of stuff this afternoon, including some in loose bud.  It was…

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Shows

April 5, 2009
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Last Saturday was the date of the Southport Show in the north west of England. While there was nothing spectacular to photograph in the show classes, they had a very…

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Silver Ribbons

To some of us newer growers who are intimidated by the mega-collections, the Silver Ribbon is a big deal. I just don’t have that many varieties to be dabbling in…

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Fw: Making Lip/Card Pins

April 1, 2009
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Hello folks My way of making Lip / Card Pins.  Material required.:-  1.2mm Florist wire or similar Tools required. :-  Wire cutters and a pencil (see attachments) Method :- I  cut wire into…

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