Sad news

Dear All, I had a phone call this morning from Anne Quinn, (niece of Patrick (Paddy) Kiernan) saying that he died last evening, 28th July after a short illness. Patrick…

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Mix up of bulbs

I meant to post this earlier in the late spring.  A person brought a daffodil to me during the staging at a show this past spring and asked me what…

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June Issue on the Way – September Articles Needed!

June Issue on the Way – September Articles Needed!

Hello Daffodil Friends, I am extremely relieved to tell you that the June Journal has finally gone to print. It should be in your mail boxes around the end of…

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Inquiry

July 10, 2018
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I understand that Michael Salmon has produced a book on the species narcissus. Any idea of where it can be purchased and cost please? Dave

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N. graellsii

I was delighted to learn from Theo that N. b. graellsii is a tetraploid. It is one of my favourite bulbocodiums though quite variable in form and size. Nore recently…

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Osprey nest

July 3, 2018
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DaffNetters – Many of you have been to an ADS convention (or two!)  in Portland, Oregon and enjoyed a bus tour to the Pacific Coast.  Seaside, Oregon was usually the…

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Some 7 8 10’s and fertility updates

The highlight of the winter so far has been Graeme Brumley’s pink viridiflorus hybrid Brumley 915 (My Word x N. viridiflorus). It opens green and matures to a clear persistent…

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Bambi

June 29, 2018
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Bambi

We have had a relatively mild, but wet, winter in Christchurch with few frosts. Each year I judge my season by when Bambi opens and take August 10th as normal.…

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New Zone 3-7 Daffodil Primer

June 25, 2018
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Good morning! We have a new item in the WebStore. It is a Zone 3-7 Daffodil Primer thanks to the hard work of Suzy Wert, Jim Wilson and Sara Kinne…

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Help Please

June 20, 2018
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Hi Folks, Much to my chagrin our Horticultural Society is getting rid of our old Library books. Amongst them I have found a 1914 RHS Daffodil Year Book in reasonable…

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2018 June Issue of The Daffodil Journal

Hello all, I am deeply sorry to be announcing another delay in the distribution of another Journal issue, but our graphic designer’s computer crashed during production and our templates and…

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Daffodil Digging Time

It’s daffodil digging time again.  I’m hard at it, and will have a lot of bulbs to sale, or to dispose of one way or another this fall.  If you…

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Something is eating Alice’s Daffodil Bulbs.

June 13, 2018
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Hi all I thought this might be a good time to share some stories with Alice who just wrote us about her Daffodil Bulbs being eaten. Alice says: “””My sister…

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