ADS Show Winners 2018 posted on DaffTube

If you’re in middle Tennessee like me you are having some very wet weather; farther north you may have snow or ice.  I’m sure similar weather is playing out in…

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Daffodil ‘Tag’

January 17, 2019
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Does anyone know where I could buy bulbs of ‘Tag’ 3 W-O, a Jackson origination?  Several of Tag Bourne’s relatives asked me at her memorial service where they could get…

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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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December Journal

January 12, 2019
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Good morning everyone I’ve received 2 emails from Georgians who haven’t received their December Journal. This makes me curious if a larger problem hasn’t happened. Are their others in the…

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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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Another bulbocodium hybrid.

December 31, 2018
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Lawrence Trevanian made ‘Gold Step’ a cross of ‘Alfriston, 2Y-R, by N. bulbocodium. This cross is fertile. I think Lawrence once told be that he had doubled the number of…

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Something to contemplate

December 30, 2018
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It seems to me a big part of breeding is the selection out of the seedlings – what are you looking for and does this advance things?  I am wondering…

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Ultra rapid seedlings in flower

December 26, 2018
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At the Sacramento Convention in 2017, Steve Hampson had a lovely pot filled with the bulbocodium ‘Julia Jane’ in full bloom. Also at the convention were a few cut flowers…

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A funny thing happened on the way to the show…

December 26, 2018
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Happy holidays. I am working on a newsletter for the newly-formed Gloucester (VA) Daffodil Club. Along with the goal of encouraging our members to “paint Gloucester yellow,” we want to…

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Sad News

December 20, 2018
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This morning I received an email from Naomi Liggett with some sad news: “Sad news. Tag (Delores) Bourne died this am. She was a long time member of ADS and…

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An interesting volunteer.

December 16, 2018
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I have had a pot labelled N. patula for a very long time. N. patula is a small 8W-Y. In 2004 I put the tazetta’s pollen onto ‘Emerald Sea’ and…

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Daffodil Sports – N Z , 2018

December 14, 2018
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We  all  accept  that  daffodils  will  very  occasionally  throw  sports –  different  flowers  from  established , known  parents  , vegetatively  propagated ,  not  seed  propagated .  Probably  the  best  known …

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Titan

December 11, 2018
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Does anyone know anything about the much advertised ‘Titan Pocket Scope’ at $46.95 ? It sounds too good to be true – and we all know about such things !…

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