snowdrop bulbs 003

Dear Nancy and All,   I’ve observed exactly the same thing on my Snowdrop bulbs.  Yes, if they want to be closer to the surface, they have a way to…

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Observed

January 23, 2008
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Linda The facility to adjust the depth to an optimum one exists in most bulbs, including daffodils. If you think about it, it is absolutely essential because the seeds fall…

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Emailing: snowdrop bulbs 003

January 22, 2008
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This picture shows the Galanthus bulb that seems to move the bulb up closer to the surface after being too deep.  Would this the be opposite of the contractile roots?…

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Colchicum kessellringii

January 22, 2008
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hi all Here are a couple of shots of what must be one of the most beautiful winter flowering Colchicums – C. kessellringii. The flower is less than 1.5 inch tall Mark…

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Crocus chrysanthus ‘Sunspot’

January 22, 2008
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A couple of week ago I showed you a single flower of Crocus chrysanthus ‘Sunspot’. Here is the pot with only 3 corms and just short of 40 blooms  …

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N. ‘Bennett-Poe’

January 22, 2008
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We had a local inquiry about the daffodil named ‘J. T. Bennett-Poe’ 5W-Y, from an Irish relative of Mr. Bennett-Poe. The daffodil was bred by Engleheart sometime prior to 1904.…

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It’s cold out here!!

January 21, 2008
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Use the cadence that your teeth are chattering in and repeat over and over – Two months til spring – two months til spring – two months til spring. Maybe…

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Very warm in NZ

January 21, 2008
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Hi Daffnetters   I’m sorry to read of the low temperatures especially as we’re experiencing unusually high humid temperatures here in Wellington NZ. – 20 – 26’C (c72 -75 ‘…

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cold in Ohio . . .

January 21, 2008
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But by the evening, after spending the day inside, ‘Muslin’ had perked up again, and looked like this.    But I now have a small electric heater going in the…

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cold in Ohio, but blooms persist

January 21, 2008
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Friends, Temperatures got down to 2 degrees F Saturday night, and my unheated garage got down to right around 32, or maybe 32.  Most things looked ok, but not ‘Muslin’. …

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Spot the Gaff

January 20, 2008
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Hi trainspotters, may I ask David, how do you know how the pollen from Di-Hard was not viable??? Deborah

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ADS dues renewals

January 20, 2008
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For Daffnetters that are ADS members:  please take a moment and look at the back cover address area of your DEC 07 Journal, to learn when your dues are up…

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ADS membership commercial

January 20, 2008
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Daffnet Friends, this is my routine appeal for you to join ADS.  Our outstanding Daffodil Journal is published quarterly, and you will receive it as a member.  If you are…

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