Getting photos at the MDS Show in Chicago

At our show I spotted Donna Theimer, a retired hort teacher from Joliet Junior College and now an aspiring professional photographer. She carried a large Sony camera with a large…

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Finally blooming in Minnesota!

May 13, 2019
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Well, better late than never……these are in bloom in 2019 convention chair Margaret Macneale’s garden this AM. We are expecting temperatures in the 70’s this week and possibly 80 late…

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Storing/shipping Daffodil Blooms Minneapolis 2019

May 11, 2019
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For those of you who missed a really great ADS convention! There was a really good discussion of using refrigeration for storing cut daffodil blooms for up to three weeks.…

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winter change

May 11, 2019
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From: Sarita Hartz Subject: Daffodils surviving the winter Message Body: Hi, I’m writing a book in which I use daffodils as a metaphor. I’m curious about the process daffodils go…

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2019 Bloomington Show – ADS Award Winners

Gold Ribbon and Intermediate Ribbon Winner

The 2019 national daffodil show of the American Daffodil Society was held May 3-4 in Bloomington, Minnesota. Due to an extremely late season, there were very few daffodils in bloom…

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Where were you when I needed you?

On returning from Minneapolis on Sunday I did a walk around to see what might have been. My large patch of Killearnan was in bud, having braved the snow (twice)…

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2019 ADS Gold and Silver Medal Recipients

Photo of Bill Welch

We are proud to announce and congratulate the 2019 ADS Gold and Silver Medal Recipients awarded on May 3, 2019 at the American Daffodil Society Convention in Bloomington, MN; William…

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N. broussonetii bulb

May 7, 2019
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Narcissus broussonetii bulb

I thought some might enjoy this photo of a Narcissus broussonetii bulb I recently unpotted. It had just two, large, fleshy roots with rough horizontal ridges along the length. I…

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Daffodils for June Celebration of Life

From: tracey komata Subject: Daffodils for Celebration of Life Message Body: hello Any advice on how I can acquire a small quantity of daffodils for a celebration of life on…

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Rebloom

From: Benjamin Whitacre Subject: Re: Repeat blooming daffodils Message Body: I meant to hope your National Convention is turning out wonderfully. I regret not being able to attend. But if…

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Do you know this man?

April 30, 2019
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I wish I could credit him for his shirt. I modified it for ADS approval.

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Two pics from Niles, MI

April 30, 2019
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Dan Bellinger hosted a great show at Fernwood, near Niles, on Wednesday. I took lots of photos but these are my favorites – for the subjects, not the quality. That’s…

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Challenge

April 29, 2019
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A challenge for those attending the ADS Convention this weekend. At the Show find the flower of a daffodil variety that has made people famous and won them medals yet…

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