Daffodils blooming now–week 2

March 27, 2020
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The weather has not been great for daffodils–sunny and warm one day, rainy and stormy the next.  Tomorrow it’s supposed to be near 80F, so I expect some wilting.  Color…

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mentoring of ADS newcomers – always needed and this is especially a great time to do this!

March 25, 2020
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The back story is long, but I have reached out to two ADS members that want to learn and become competitive exhibitors.  The members are Ross Hornsby from Auburn, AL,…

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“Green with Envy” daffodils

Take a look at the daffodil image at the link below!  Yes, I know this catalog pushes their colors to extremes. I’m guessing this might be what Dutch Grown sold…

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March Daffodil Journal

March 25, 2020
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Good morning all I just received word from the printer that some Journals began mailing yesterday and the rest will mail today. This should mean we all should begin receiving…

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Warning about COVID-19

March 24, 2020
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Please forgive me if I post this image here of my reply to Mary Lou concerning the safety measures that you have to follow. I f you feel it is…

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daffodils blooming now

March 24, 2020
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Mitzy and Hummingbird are a great pleasure every year and were crosspollinated succesfully last season- the seedlings give hope for something similar, yet distinct in future years!

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2020 ADS Pannill & Wister Daffodil Awards

March 22, 2020
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Daffodil Awards, given by the American Daffodil Society, consist of awards to the American Hybridizer, selection of outstanding garden daffodils, and innovation in daffodil breeding. The William G. Pannill Award…

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End of daffodil and camellia season here

March 22, 2020
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Look at my precious Hawera in the front. All if these give great joy during these trying times.  

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Daffodils Blooming Now

March 20, 2020
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Many thanks to Kirby and Tom for posting photos from daffodil shows this spring.  Since most all our shows are cancelled for the rest of the year, let’s do as…

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Photos from Janie Vaughan

Janie Vaughan asked me to post these photos from the convention for her and her husband David.  I’ll let her comment on them.  Thanks, Janie!

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The hope of Daffodils

March 20, 2020
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Check out a new painting by David Hockney where he uses the daffodil as a symbol of hope against a muddy grey world. He must be significant as his last…

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Diploid and tetraploid Hawera and Fairy Chimes

March 20, 2020
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The plants at the left side of the pictures are diploid. Theo

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2020 Dallas Show – ADS National Daffodil Show Award Winners

March 19, 2020
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Gold Ribbon Winner

The American Daffodil Society’s 2020 national show was held in Dallas, Texas March 13 and 14. Because Dallas is in the southern, hence warmer, area of the U.S., the show…

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