Peter Ramsay – Rest in Peace

Dear All, We were just informed that Peter Ramsay passed away early this morning. Peter was known for many things, such as daffodils with names beginning with “Cameo”, daffodils named…

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Famous Daffodil Hill in California Is Closing Indefinitely Due to Overtourism

July 19, 2019
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https://www.sacbee.com/news/business/article232699567.html   Wish I had seen it Naomi Sent from my iPad

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25 daffodils

July 11, 2019
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One event at the ADS Fall Forum and Board Meeting October 25-27, 2019, will be a “small” symposium.  The theme is growing small daffodils and using small spaces.  There will…

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no blooms

July 11, 2019
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Good morning. We received this from Barbara Alcott who lives in North Carolina. From: Barbara R Alcott Subject: Daffodil blooms Message Body: This was a second year with the bulbs…

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Winter bulbocodiums

Tazettas and the jonquil/viridiflorus hybrids like protection, so for me winter is bulbocodium season. This one may have an intersectional bulbocodium hybrid as a pollen parent. This one is Gold…

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2019 Season Early Interests .

We  are  about  a  week before  the  shortest  day  ;  we  have  had  a  few  cold  southerly  fronts  pass  through  but  the  autumn  has  been  warm  and  a  little dry…

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Apodanthus

June 10, 2019
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Good morning This looked like a good question to open up to the forum. I bet Nancy would like some history to go with the definition. Thanks frank From: Nancy…

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Judges Jeopardy

June 5, 2019
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Start screen of Judges Jeopardy

The judge’s refresher at the 2019 ADS convention was a game called Judges Jeopardy, a PowerPoint presentation modeled after the television show Jeopardy. Becky Fox Matthews prepared the presentation and…

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Storage conditions, temperatures

June 4, 2019
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All, Apologies for the late addition to the conversation What temperature, in F*, do folks store their bulbs? In Atlanta temps get into the low to mid 90s outside, and…

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Storage humidity of Onions

June 4, 2019
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In Texas, Onions are the #1 farm commodity sold as far as total gross $ sales. Onions require ideal growing conditions as far as soil moisture, soil quality and soil…

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Identity for possible Historic

Dear all, Below is a request  from the Salt Lake City area.  These are daffodils his mother and grandmother grew. See  photos of the daffodils in question.  Below is additional…

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Need help with identity, please

Friends, I received a request from the UK for help identifying this flower.   It has 3 blooms on the stem, and a small orange-ish cup.  The gentleman says he planted…

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Storage humidity

Is there a minimum recommended humidity for summer storage of bulbs?  I had a lot of rot last year so am adding a dehumidifier to my storage room (aka my…

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