same bulbs cleaned

January 7, 2008
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Same batch of bulbs that I rolled around some with a strong fan blowing on them to carry away the dust and dirt and loose dried skins. Keith Kridler

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January bulbs from storage

January 7, 2008
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These are healthy bulbs (Snow Drops actually) just as I pulled them from the storage bins yesterday. Notice by this time of the year that good bulbs will begin to…

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snowdrops for sale in USA

hi   A couple of people have asked me where to buy snowdrops in the USA. Here’s the details of the only person I know of   send $3US for…

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Follow-up

January 6, 2008
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I was able to get the bulbs from Von Bourgondien at no special request, since they were and are still selling them, though some items are sold out. Thanks for…

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my location

Hi all The season here is very mixed up for the second autumn/winter in a row. Bulbs are emerging fast with some February flowerers appearing in November. We have had…

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In Bloom today at Bramcote

Hi All Roger and I wish you all a Happy New Year. When I was helping Roger to lay his irrigation system out ready to cover his late flowering bulbs,…

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A couple of things I’d like to know about

WOW!!!!– What knowlege you have!  This is what I want to learn. Thanks for sharing.—( Donna )Lynn Shields Start the year off right. Easy ways to stay in shape in…

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Interest in older cultivars?

January 6, 2008
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Daffnetters: John Reed and I were talking last night about Historic daffodils (registered prior to 1940). He is thinking about putting together a list offering what he is growing (there…

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Galanthus ‘Ding Dong’

Galanthus ‘Ding Dong’ was named by Alan from Avon Bulbs. He has given witty names to many others. This one is named after the cosmetics company Avon. Their slogan back…

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Mark’s snowdrop photo

January 5, 2008
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Hi everyone,   I would like to thank Mark for his beautiful photo of a snowdrop.  That is the most beautiful picture I have ever seen of a snowdrop.  I…

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winter bulbs

  While we wait for Narcissus to appear in the North would like to see Galanthus, Crocus and other winter flowering bulbs from my collection? Mark N Ireland Galanthus ‘Ding…

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A couple of things I’d like to know about

January 5, 2008
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This week I got in a shipment of daffodil bulbs, and quite a few of the bulbs are not solid, if that’s the right word. When I “pinch” them a…

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Meg Yerger

January 5, 2008
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Even when you know it will be soon, it is always a terrible blow to hear of the death of someone who was important to you.  I know how important…

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