Sorry at the beginning of spring

February 9, 2018
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Good morning It came to my attention last night that we lost 2 long time members of the Daffodil world. We are deeply saddened to learn about the passing of…

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First blooms in Fayetteville, Ga

February 8, 2018
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First blooms in Fayetteville, Ga

Here in My zone 8 garden, not counting the ole Lent Lilies, Twinkling Yellow, a division 7 miniature has arrived after a drenching rain yesterday. If they hold until show…

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Canberra 2020

February 8, 2018
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I notice David Adams posted some info re a New Zealand trip after the World Convention in Canberra in 2020 I have been out of action for a couple of…

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Reversations for ADS Convention, Franklin, tennessee

February 2, 2018
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I just tried to make reservations at the Franklin Marriott Cool Springs, Tennessee and found that they do not have a local reservation office.  Everything is made through a Central…

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Fat pods on Chinese Sacred Lily

February 1, 2018
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These will each have several seeds, of various sizes (possibly due to variations in ploidy). I have another stem also with 4 pods, and many with 2-3. Pods generally have…

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Call for 2018 Convention Boutique Vendors

The call is open for Boutique Vendors for the 2018 Music City Convention to be held April 5-8 in the Greater Nashville area.  Please contact Sandra Frank at or 615-383-7058…

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Double Autumn Colors seedling

January 30, 2018
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A few of these, pretty much identical to each other, have shown up over the years in the seed-grown Autumn Colors. They generally have stigmas and set seed. And have…

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Southern Living article

January 24, 2018
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The February issue of Southern Living has a colorful, several-page article about the Garden Club of Virginia Daffodil Show.  The author engaged in the whole show process and interviewed many…

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Autumn Colors x Constantinople

January 18, 2018
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Here on the immediate coast, and hence lacking a truly hot summer baking, Constantinople tends to not be as fully double as it should be, having the doubling generally confined…

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Tricollet form

I think the form of Tricollet is very attractive and have over the years grown seedlings from it. Although it is technically 11a the form is so distinct that I…

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This board is so boring.

January 14, 2018
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This board is boring. Honestly — it’s true. That leaves me no choice but to SHAKE YOU AWAKE…  with SEEDLINGS! These are just a few of the delights in my…

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Daffnet forum usage and behavior

January 13, 2018
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Daffnet was originally created as a mailing list in 1996.  Today Daffnet is a web forum followed by thousands of people world wide.  Most people are silent and just read…

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Some silly fun and convention memories

I came across this “story” today — something I wrote to help me pass my second ID Test in ADS Judges School II in 2002.  I had one incorrect item…

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