Motmot

February 4, 2008
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On our recent vacation we were fortunate to have a Motmot come to feed everyday at the house we were renting.  There were 2 or 3 vacant lots next to…

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Blue

February 4, 2008
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Blue

Can this be done with daffodils? TOKYO (AFP) – Think that red roses are predictable? In Japan, gift-givers soon will also have the option of blue roses. The Japanese company…

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New Daffnet Member

February 3, 2008
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Friends, Please welcome new member Adam O;’Neal from Nashville Tennessee. Adam is a Master Gardener and works at the Carnton House.  Currently, Carnton House is looking to expand their pre…

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Double Version of N. Chinese Sacred Lily

February 3, 2008
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Looking into the greenhouse today I found one bulb of the N. “Chinese Sacred Lily” had double flowers, and this one stem had eight flowers on it. Still the same…

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Seedlings from N. viridiflorus – 5

February 3, 2008
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Daffodil Friends, This is fresher seedling, Actaea x viridiflorus, of Manuel Lima’s. Bob

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Seedlings from N. viridiflorus – 4

February 3, 2008
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Daffodil Friends, Manuel Lima used Actaea often in his breeding – perhaps wanting fertility and certainly cup color. The resultant seedlings are mostly Y-O, Y-GOO, or Y-GYO – although some…

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Seedlings from N. viridiflorus – 3

February 3, 2008
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Daffodil Friends, This is the earliest of my own seedlings to open – just a week ago. My seedlings are mostly second-, third, and fourth-generation viridiflorus seedlings. I used pollen…

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Seedlings from N. viridiflorus – 2

February 3, 2008
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Daffodil Friends, Here’s another first-generation viridiflorus seedling from Manuel Lima. Seed parent not known. Not anything special, but possibly useful for future breeding. Bob

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Seedlings from N. viridiflorus -1

February 3, 2008
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Daffodil Friends, Manuel Lima’s viridiflorus seedlings bloom here in Oakley CA between early November and the middle of February – Winter bloomers! This one is marked “Jetfire x viridiflorus.” There…

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Scott Kunst

February 3, 2008
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20 th Annual Midwestern Herb and Garden Show   February 8, 9, 10 2008, Friday, Saturday, Sunday   Times Square Mall, Mt Vernon, Illinois, Broadway & 42nd Street Hours Friday…

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my friendly Blackbird

Hi,     Attached a photo of our resident blackbird.  He is quite friendly especially when I am digging or weeding my daffodils.We had an inch of snow this morning in…

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Alec Grey catalog information

February 2, 2008
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Dear all, This is what I have collected from Catalogues Alec Greys , All available books on the subject certainly not my observations but with proof that what i have…

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My first flowers of 2008

Hi All,       Despite the recent cold weather this pot of n cyclamineus sunk in the ground outdoors has decided to flower.  Two ajacent pots with the same…

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