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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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…

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2019 ADS National Convention Show Winners and standouts

May 25, 2019
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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…

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2019 Joe Hamms Barn Show

May 25, 2019
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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…

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2019 Niles Michigan Show

May 24, 2019
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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…

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