2020 ADS Silver Medal Recipient

April 5, 2020
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We are proud to announce and congratulate the 2020 ADS Silver Medal Recipient awarded on March 13, 2020 at the American Daffodil Society Convention in Dallas, Texas; Mitch Carney from…

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daffodils blooming today

April 5, 2020
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Daffodils as a sign of hope and confidence in difficult times.

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All US Daffodil Shows Cancelled

It is official – all of the ADS approved daffodil shows in the US, after the National Convention and Show in mid-March, have now cancelled. It is a sad time…

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2020 – Church arranges Daffodils in the shape of a Cross

April 3, 2020
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Hello All Linda Wallpe asked if I would post this photo for her with the following statement: Our son John lives on the Oregon Coast and sent this photo.  A…

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A Memorial Tribute to my English Daffodil Friend, Mike Brook

April 3, 2020
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Over the last several years, I had the great pleasure to judge with Mike Brook twice, in ADS National Shows.  We had such a good time the first judging, we…

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Mike Brook passed yesterday

I did not post everything Mike’s daughter Rachel had told me the day before yesterday, but I’m including that message now as well as what she sent today. Those who…

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World Convention

April 1, 2020
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It is with much regret we have decided to cancel the 2020 convention   At this stage we are proposing to “do an Olympics” and try to hold the 2020…

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Old catalogs?

April 1, 2020
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Hello! Should Covid-19 lockdown find you with ample time on your hands to clean out your office, and you find you no longer need older daffodil catalogs (especially from the…

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Garden Club of Virginia Virtual Show

April 1, 2020
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The Garden Club of Virginia’s Daffodil Day, like most shows, was cancelled this spring but follow the link below to view the virtual show.  There are photographs, artistic arrangements, and…

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Blast From The Past … Found in the basement

March 31, 2020
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Under orders from my wife, Mary, I have been cleaning the basement. I found this delightful memory of the 2009 ADS convention at Murphys, CA. I plan to remount it…

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Mike Brook

Mike Brook’s daughter Rachel Kingsbrook just contacted me and asked me to pass on to his friends that Mike is in the hospital with Covid-9. He is stable and on…

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Youth Challenge bulb

March 31, 2020
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Good afternoon I recently sent a note to sponsors of Youth Members to send in pictures of their Challenge bulb this year which is Rapture. We would like to have…

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March Journal and Daffodil Selfie Props

I received my March Daffodil Journal in the mail yesterday and, oh my, just look at the front and back covers! They are gorgeous and it is a beautiful publication…

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