2019 PHS Daffodils web store is open!

Greetings!   The 2019 PHS Daffodils web store is now open for the season.  Please have a look at www.phsdaffodils.com.  As ever, all orders will receive generous gratis bulbs—please indicate…

Click to read more »

2019 ADS National Convention Show Winners and standouts

May 25, 2019
By

Hello Friends The Convention was held in the Hilton Minneapolis Bloomington. Since it was so late, there seemed to have been a perception that it would be a very small…

Click to read more »

2019 Joe Hamms Barn Show

May 25, 2019
By

Joe Hamms Show in his very nice barn (actually a large section of his house) is always a treat. His family and friends put in quite a lot of work…

Click to read more »

2019 Niles Michigan Show

May 24, 2019
By

All The recently started Niles Michigan Show was held in it’s usual venue of the Fernwood Botanical Gardens with yet another high quality show with lower stem count like others…

Click to read more »

2019 Central Ohio Daffodil Society (CODS) Show

May 24, 2019
By

All The Central Ohio Daffodil Society held it’s show in the usual venue of the Franklin Park Conservatory on April 20th. Again, as with most other shows, it was a…

Click to read more »

Rebloom in a paperwhite

A question put on Daffnet from Benjamin Whitacre about repeat flowering daffodils led to an interesting private correspondence. I have tried here to organise and add to my thoughts and…

Click to read more »

2019 Indiana Daffodil Society (IDS) show winners

May 23, 2019
By

Hello All  The IDS show was was held in it's newer venue of the Hamilton Ice Arena and Community Center. That sounds rather different but it works quite well. As…

Click to read more »

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…

Click to read more »

Finally blooming in Minnesota!

May 13, 2019
By

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…

Click to read more »

Storing/shipping Daffodil Blooms Minneapolis 2019

May 11, 2019
By

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.…

Click to read more »

winter change

May 11, 2019
By

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…

Click to read more »

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…

Click to read more »

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)…

Click to read more »