2018 East Tennessee Daffodil Society Show

April 15, 2018
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Hello my fellow enthusiasts! The East Tennessee Daffodil Society Show was held in the local 1st United Methodist Church of Maryville Tennessee. Usually held in Knoxville at the University of Tennesse,…

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WDS Show April 14/15

The WDS show was held yesterday  14 April in Alexandria, VA at the Alexandria Valley Scottish Rite Temple.  We had a good turn out on a sunny day, however the…

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2018 Nashville Show – Miniature Daffodil Awards

April 11, 2018
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Miniature Gold Ribbon

Here are the ADS awards for miniature daffodils at the 2018 ADS national show.  If I don’t mention a particular award, it means the award was not given or there…

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2018 Nashville Show – Standard Collection Awards

April 11, 2018
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Purple Ribbon and Red-White-Blue Ribbon

Now we move on to the ADS awards for standard collections at the ADS 2018 national daffodil show. As usual, I will not mention the awards for classes where the…

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2018 Nashville Show – Standard Single Cultivar Awards

April 11, 2018
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Gold Ribbon

The 2018 American Daffodil Society national show was in a suburb of Nashville, Tennessee April 7 and 8 hosted by the Middle Tennessee Daffodil Society. 55 exhibitors put in 1155…

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March 2018 Daffodil Journal

Dear Daffodil Friends, It was wonderful to see many of you this past weekend in Nashville. I hope you have had safe travels and enjoyed the National Convention and Show.…

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Little black bugs

April 7, 2018
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Little black bugs

  The flowering season begins here in Germany. In each flower I find about ten black bugs. I think they eat the pollen grains and and pollinate the blossoms. Does…

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‘Larry’s Force’

Would anyone who is growing ‘Larry’s Force’ please measure it and send me the diameter at ?  My bloom clearly measures as an intermediate size.  Is mine just an undergrown…

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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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