Planting bulbs late in the season

January 8, 2008
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Ideally we should plant our bulbs back in the ground around Thanksgiving or near the end of November. But NORMALLY the ground is either dried out like concrete or this…

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Thanks for flower photos

January 7, 2008
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Great photos Mary Lou. thanks for sharing, Martha Stoodley

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another cantabricus blooming

January 7, 2008
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This photo is of ‘Peppermint’, a selection from N. cantabricus foliosus no. 2 by Walter Blom.  This one opens with more yellow than the others already open.   Mary Lou…

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blooming in Ohio

January 7, 2008
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Friends,   Last week we had overnight temperatures of 6 degrees F.  Last night we had overnight temperature of 60 degrees F.  So, a few more cantabricus hybrids have opened.…

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Tour to visit Brent and Becky Heath

January 7, 2008
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For those coming to the convention in Richmond, you won’t want to miss the tour to Brent and Becky Heath’s on Sunday.  It should be a fantastic day!!  The bus…

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Crocus chrysanthus ‘Sunspot’

Last Crocus from me for a while. I wouldn’t want you to lose your Yellow Fever in favour of multi coloured fever.   This is Crocus chrysanthus ‘Sunspot’ with the…

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Crocus imperati

hi   Here’s a Crocus that gets gasps at every bulb lecture I give – C. imperati. The first time this Crocus opened for me I couldn’t believe the colour combination.   …

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Crocus baytopiorum

Hi all   Here’s a lovely Crocus that is quite new to me. I first bought some at the Prague Rock Garden Club fall show in ’06 and I bought…

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Curing cut bulbs

January 7, 2008
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In a message dated 1/7/2008 1:32:18 PM Eastern Standard Time, writes: What is the best way to increase your chance of saving a daffodil bulb that you have cut or…

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showtime 2

One of the seedlings showed by WF leenen and sons and one of that I really like.

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showtime!

Happy Newyear to all,   This week we have our first flowerbulbshow at CNB in Lisse. The office of our largest intermediate  is filled with daffodils, hyacinths, tulips, lilies and…

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FW: Own a piece of history – EA Bowles selection

January 7, 2008
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FW: Own a piece of history – EA Bowles selection

Now why miss bonnie didn’t see fit to send this to DaffNet I don’t know -! But i find it of great interest, being a Bowles fan myself, not to…

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diseased bulb basal rot?

January 7, 2008
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Here are a couple of healthy bulbs and one “soft” bulb. You can’t see it very well but there are shades of green mold and a wine colored fungus or…

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