Ben and Nancy

March 4, 2008
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A big tip of a glass of Ben and Nancy’s favorite Chardonnay, your award is long overdue. Fran and I both send our congratulations. We both know that ‘our’ Nancy…

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Congratulations

March 4, 2008
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Nancy and Ben, I’ve known about this for a couple of weeks, but I didn’t yet know it was public knowledge when I spoke with Nancy earlier today so I…

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The Peter Barr Memorial Cup

Dear All,   Malcolm Bradbury, Chairman of the Daffodil and Tulip Committee of the RHS has computer problems and has asked me to post this announcement on his behalf. It is…

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wind damage – Daffidil Biomechanics

Debbie; Here’s the link to the article from Natural History magazine on Daffodil Biomechanics, and resistance to wind. http://www.biomechanics.bio.uci.edu/_html/nh_biomech/daffy/daffy.htm Dave Liedlich

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blooming in Ohio today

‘Chinese Ivory’ is in bloom in my coldframe.  I took the photo yesterday when the temperature got to 70 degrees F.  We got a lot of rain overnight–water is standing…

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New Daffnet Member

Friends, Please welcome our newest Daffnet member Catherine Gillespie. Catherine is a member of the Garden Club of America, the Garden Club of Virginia and the Dolley Madison Garden Club.…

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moving water

March 4, 2008
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Most of the rain water that hits our street drains down past the big drift of Sweetness I sent a picture of a couple of days ago. You can see…

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wind damage

March 4, 2008
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Large clumps of daffodils like these Sweetness were mashed to the ground with the heavy rains and down drafts from the winds. If the stems are not broken they will…

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Ceylon after the storm

March 4, 2008
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You know the average person would not see much damage to these blooms after the ice melts. What looks like water drops on the back of this Ceylon bloom is…

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Daffodil showtime Woe is me

March 4, 2008
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Keith Kridler Mt. Pleasant, Texas Well you can sure tell it is daffodil show season! Rod Armstrong is 130 miles due west of Sandy and I and I wondered WHY…

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in a pickle in GA

March 3, 2008
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Friends, the wonders of technology never cease.  I made a fast trip out of town FEB 29 – MAR 2.  I didn’t take the ADS laptop with me.  Upon my…

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Al Champ and 100 Blooms

March 3, 2008
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ADS member Al Champ received this poster from fellow Master Gardeners who knew his interest in daffodils after Al coordinated one of their events.  Al, Midwest Daffodil Society Treasurer, showed…

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Midwest Daffodil Society Board Meeting

March 3, 2008
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This pic shows our Board just prior to a pre-meeting lunch yesterday.  Shown counterclockwise from left are: Bruce Eckersberg, Bill Hessel, Nancy Pilipuf, Pat Hessel, Al Champ, Stephanie Lindemann, Carol…

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