Daffodil makes the cover of The New Yorker Magazine

In a place of honor, right in the center.   New Yorker Cover

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Sussex conservation of “Noel Burr” cultivars.

May 8, 2020
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Our Sussex group of Plant Heritage decided we would try to conserve “Noel Burr” cultivars. I have been so impressed with them compared with common or garden Daffodils that I…

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Warning about a fraudulent email.

Dear All, Recently some people received a message, that appeared to come from me, about a gift card project for the “Middle Atlantic Region”. I did not send this fraudulent…

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Late News from the Southwest

Daffodil Friends, Here’s some late news from the Southwest – or I mean Oakwood Daffodils! The  lovely blooms of ‘Lone Ranger’ are open! ‘Lone Ranger’ was named by John Reed…

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“Yellow Daffodil”

May 7, 2020
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I’m pleased to see the mass marketers have come up with an alternative to sometimes mis-naming varieties.  Lol. Note the sign, “Yellow Daffodil”.  Seen at a garden center/nursery yesterday. Regards,…

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Daffodils in the era of COVID-19

Two different ways that daffodils can comfort in this era of COVID-19. First: My husband and I visited the University of Minnesota’s campus a few days ago to look at…

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Daffodil Seasons

May 4, 2020
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Still have a few poets and minis. Won!t last long as warming up Naomi Sent from my iPad >

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An Arboretum in MN

As daffodil season closes in the Maryland Region, it was nice to see MSN show a picture on the computer of daffodils blooming in Minnesota. I believe it was displayed…

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Daffodil Season

Before the season began I promised to show pictures of daffodils. I did not.  I just lacked the incentive to go out into the daffodil field and pick daffodils in…

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New Videos and Audios in DaffTube

The premature end of the 2020 daffodil season has given me some time to catch up on DaffTube installations. The recording of the poeticus panel of Willis Wheeler, Lib Capen,…

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Are Daffodils toxic to bees?

From: Stephanie Digby Subject: Neurotoxins Message Body: population. I am aware that bee populations have dropped by about 90%. There is an endangered bee that has been found in my…

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Our season isn’t over yet…

April 30, 2020
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Blooming today in central Ohio, and one Mary Lou Gripshover (and many others) will recognize.  Hope Taft.  In it’s first year in our fields so I’m sure not at its…

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My Minnesota early daffs

My Minnesota early daffs

The daffodil season in Minnesota is always compressed – just a few weeks long before the weather turns hot.  This year, with an early spring, we are getting a great…

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