Late spring = may need your late blooms for Minnesota

Minnesota’s show is in 4 1/2 weeks, May 5-6, 2018.  Even though we are getting a big snow today (see my prior post today), and we were already experiencing a…

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April Snow in Minnesota – 2017 vs. 2018

Minnesota always gets late snows, and the early bulbs tolerate it well.  Normally by early April, I would have scilla and crocuses all over the place, and daffodils well up. …

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Ride needed Thursday from Nashville airport to hotel

We have someone coming in to the Nashville airport Thursday on American Airlines flight #2398 at 10:51 am who is looking for a ride to share to the Convention hotel.  Her name…

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VDS Show Richmond Continued.

In Richmond VA On Saturday. Best Intermediate was Watson Seedling 818 11aY-O.  Exhibited by Karen Cogar Best Small Grower was Ginter Genis 5Y-Y by Jane Earle.  Unfortunately by picture didn’t…

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VDS Show Richmond VA

Hi We had a nice daffodil show at the Lewis Ginter Garden on Saturday March 31 and Sunday April 1.  The Judging was done on March 31.  There were 920…

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Tazquils

A warm congratulations to Harold Koopowitz on being awarded the Peter Barr Memorial Cup. Thanks to everyone posting photos. The season is well under way here with a variety of…

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First Otaki Flowers 2018

I  had  the  camera  out  today ,  mainly  for  a  dahlia  photo  shoot  but  also  the  first  of the  daffs  for  the  season  2018 . TAHI  is Maori for  #…

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Coleraine Spring Show

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March Daffodil Journal

March 29, 2018
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Hello everyone We finally believe we have remedied all the problems completing the March issue of the Daffodil Journal. All content is now with the printer. They are working hard…

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seedling Color Codes

It did my heart good to see that Ice Follies 2W-W has off-spring that has Y and O in the color code.  I was laughed at  in the GCV show…

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2018 Fortuna Show – Miniature Daffodil Awards

March 27, 2018
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Miniature Gold Ribbon winner

We continue with the results of the 2018 Fortuna, California show with the ADS awards for miniature daffodils. These are in show report order, omitting awards for which there was…

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2018 Fortuna Show – Standard Daffodil Awards

March 27, 2018
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Gold Ribbon and Small Growers Ribbon winner

The Fortuna Garden Club held their 2018 daffodil show on March 24 and 25. Fortuna is a city about a 5 or 6 hour drive north of San Francisco near…

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Acclimatizing Bulbs

March 27, 2018
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I had hoped to write an article for the ADS Journal regarding acclimatizing bulbs received from Down Under but never got around to it. Here is my tuppence worth. Sorry…

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