Black Vulture name contest

January 11, 2008
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These are Black Vultures because they have the black bare skin heads. The Turkey Vultures have a really ugly red skinned head. There is a Mexican Buzzard that they call…

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N.eigeniae

January 11, 2008
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Brian,   For the first time in Valdelinares at 24.3.1996 I saw many skiers but no N.eugeniae. At 25.3.2000 I tried it again and found masses of daffodils  in full flower.  …

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Flowering before death

January 10, 2008
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Daffodil Friends, Way back in 1989 the NCDS hosted an ADS Daffodil Convention in San Francisco. Being a National Show at home it was right at my peak bloom time…

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Brian’s naming of Azocor

January 10, 2008
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Neil Watson related the story of the naming of Azocor after I won a blue ribbon at the national with a bloom of it. Seems Brian ran around in the…

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Planting times in the American South

January 10, 2008
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Howdy,   To stir the pot, or add an observation: I try to plant around Labor Day in Atlanta, and i live in IN-town Atlanta which is warmer than the…

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Cultivar data and photo updates for DaffSeek.org

January 10, 2008
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DaffSeek now has over 1,600 new photographs, mostly from New Zealand photographers and visitors for your enjoyment. This brings the total number of photographs to over 13,000! Almost half of…

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Tui

January 9, 2008
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What a gorgeous photo of a very interesting bird – makes me think of an Audubon painting – beautiful! Ethel Smith in MN

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Flowering at Ngatimoti.

Happy New Year to all our daffodil friends!  It is mid-summer here and the New Zealand flax (Phormium) is in flower.  Much enjoyed by the tui.  This lovely photo was…

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Digging and planting time in North East Texas

January 9, 2008
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In a message dated 1/9/08 12:07:56 PM Central Standard Time, writes: Now we and the other speakers (“southern” bulb experts) recommend that you plant your daffodils and other bulbs that…

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Stories

January 9, 2008
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Dear Bill Lee,   You never ask an Irishman if he has any more stories to tell.  Especially this one!   But having done so, I’ll bet you money you…

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Digging and planting time in North East Texas

January 9, 2008
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I hope you don’t get this twice! I cut out one photo to resend. KK Keith Kridler Mt. Pleasant, Texas Located in the narrow north/south strip of “Post Oak Savannah”…

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How the daffodil got its name

January 9, 2008
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Brian, I loved the story of how ‘Itzim’ got its name. Got any more? I like the ones that show a twist or some humor. Bill Lee Start the year…

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Digging and planting time in North East Texas

January 9, 2008
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Keith Kridler Mt. Pleasant, Texas Located in the narrow north/south strip of “Post Oak Savannah” soil type region of northeast Texas. My house sits just 40 miles south and east…

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