Articles 1600’s to Present

2010’s

“Newport Daffodil Days Festival Set to Return in April,” by GoLocalProv Lifestyle Team, golocalprov.com, March 20, 2019

“Daffodil modern art garden in Seaport will honor Boston Marathon tradition,” by Kristin LaFratta, masslive.com, March 18, 2019

“The Way We Were: ‘Flower Lady’ let Augusta know spring was here,” by Bill Kirby, The Augusta Chronicle, March 17, 2019

“Great Plant Pick: Narcissus ‘Tete-a-tete,’ miniature daffodil,” by Richie Steffen, HeraldNet.com, March 16, 2019

“The rich history of the Daffodil,” by Peter Shirley, Birmingham Post, March 14, 2019

“The best daffodils and narcissi to grow your garden, whether in pots, grass, or borders” by Charles Quest-Ritson, an interview with Christine Skelmersdale, Country Life, March 10, 2019

“Daffodil Festival Set for March 12-13 at Newton Campus,” Media Contact, John Millsaps, Georgia State News Hub, March 6, 2019

“GO & DO, Mrs. Lee’s Garden near Gladewater has millions of blooming daffodils ,” by Denny Nagle, Tyler Morning Telegraph, March 6, 2019

“Local News_ A world of daffodils, [in Bell Buckle, TN]” by John L.Carney, Shelbyville Times-Gazette, March 6, 2019

“Daffodil Society President addresses Kiwanis Club,” by John Stevens, Martinez News Gazette, March 6, 2019

“The daffodil, ‘Birth Flower’ of March,” by Reginald Frontispiece, Ltd., InYourArea.co.uk, March 6, 2019

“Sow There! Kid kindness brings daffodil days to gray days,” by Heather Hacking, Chico Enterprise Record, March 1, 2019

“Daffodil blossoms signal spring is around the corner,” by Carol Link, The Northwest Florida Daily News, March 1, 2019

“A Look Inside The 2019 Philadelphia Flower Show” – CBS Philly, March 1, 2019

“Daffodils herald spring — and history — in Gloucester and Matthews,” by Wilford Kale, Williamsburg Magazine, Feb 27, 2019

“Daffodil Days,” by Grace Brown, The Sentinel-Record, Arkansas, Feb. 21, 2019

“Daffodils Are on the Horizon,” by Charlene Pulsonetti, Julian Journal, Feb. 21, 2019

“‘Daffodils by the Bunch’ sale begins in support of Southern Utahns with dementia,” St. George News, January 29, 2019

“Photo Journal:  Dazzling daffodils,” photo by Maiko Umeda, The Mainichi, January 29, 2019

“Daffodils bring early spring color into homes, landscapes,” by Gary R. Bachman, Mississippi State University Extension Service, January 28, 2019

“Daffodil Hill’s Happy 2019 Hello,” by Alysia Gray Painter, NBC Southern California, Jan 24, 2019

“Daffodil Day at Oakland Cemetery in Atlanta March 2, 2019,” from the Historic Oakland Foundation Newsletter 

“Iran’s Daffodil Festival in Behbahan,” by IFP Editorial Staff, IFP News, January 14, 2019

“Ohio Hybridizers and Cultivars Represented in the Heritage Garden,” Ohio Governor’s Residence and Heritage Garden

“One Million (and One) Daffodils and Counting! City to mark planting of 1,000,000 daffodils on Nov. 19th” – Newport [RI] Buzz, thenewportbuzz.com, 2018

“Daffodil bulb identification research published,” Horticulture Week, Nov. 8, 2018

“End to the daffodil colour lottery in sight as scientists map the plant’s genetic code,” by Henry Bodkin, The Telegraph, Nov. 5, 2018

“Plant a little sunshine,” by Erica Glasener, Georgia Magazine, October 2018

“Faith in a Flower,” by Tovah Martin, the cottage journal

“Bulb shortages hit home,” by Matthew Appleby, Horticulture Week, Oct. 29, 2018

“On Gardening: Glorious geophytes daffodils deserve to be in your garden,” by Tom Karwin, Santa Cruz Sentinel, October 4, 2018

“Get professional garden advice at the Bulbs to Blooms Conference and Sale,” by Katy Barone, The Tyler Morning Telegraph e-edition, October 4, 2018

“Progressi nel mondo dei narcisi,” by Di Jindrich Shejbal, Notiziario ADIPA, pp. 71-110 Lucca (Italy) 2018

“Fenología antesis y anexo nomenclatural” (4 setiembre 2018)

“Nuevos apuntes sobre el género Narcissus en Jaén,” by Ines de Ballard Pecchio, Juan Luis Hervas Serrano, Antonio Lopez Morales, Javier Reyes Carrillo, and Maria Teresa Ruiz Cano, Micobotanica–Jaen, Year XIII, No. 2, April – June 2018

“Daffodil Hortus in Washington County is Joe Hamm’s paradise”, by Doug Oster, Everybody Gardens, April 24, 2018

“Lots of heart and beauty at Bradner’s 90th Flower Show,” by Brian Minter, Vancouver Sun, April 13, 2018

“In bloom: A look at  Joe Hamm’s daffodil gardens,” by Natalie Reid Miller, Observer-Reporter, April 12, 2018

“In the Garden, Daffodils have wide appeal in April,” by Richard Poffenbaugh, Mansfield News Journal, April 9, 2018

“Bradner [Canada] Flower Show a ‘blast from the past’,” by Kurt Langmann, Langley Times, April 6, 2018

“Atkinson Garden Club Garners Plant America Grant for Daffodil Project,” The National Gardener, Spring 2018

“Pick your new daffodil at show,” by Kevin Kirkland, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, March 30. 2018

“Daffodils’ DNA & broccoli soup,” by Antoinette Galbraith, The Scotsman, March 18, 2018.  (About Backhouse Rossie Estate in Fife, Scotland)

“Family History, Tracking Down the Backhouse daffodils;” Gardens Illustrated, Issue #258, March 2018

“Daffodil Breeding At Caerhays,” by Charles Williams; from the Newsletter of the Caerhays Estate, March 2018; first published in The Journal of the Cornwall Garden Society No. 58, February 2015

“Cornwall’s Daffodil King, P.D.Williams;” by Jean Carr, Cornwall Today, March 2018

“Best in Show,” by Jane Borden, Southern Living, February 2018

“Diagram of a Winner,”  page from Southern Living, February 2018 (formatted for PowerPoint)

“Diagram of a Winner,” page from Southern Living, February 2018

“La Familia Amaryllidaceae en Jaen,” Ines de Bellard Pecchio, Juan Luis Hervas Serrano, Javier Reyes Carillo, Micobotanica–Jaen Year 12, No. 4, 11/29/2017

“Daffodil Fanatic Jason Delaney,” by Marty Ross, The American Gardener, March/April 2017

Narcissus Bulb Carving, a Chinese art form

“2017: Year of the daffodil,” by David Graper, farmforum.net, February 3, 2017

“Novedades en Narcissus L. (Amaryllidaceae);” Alfredo Barra Lazaro, et al; Flora Montiberica 63, 103-111, 2016

“Sobre la Presencia de Narcissus scaberulus Henriq. (Amaryllidaceae) en Andalucia Occidental (Espana);” Javier Lopez Tirado et al; Flora Montiberica 63, 101-102, 2016

“Prevent flopping stems on paperwhite daffodils,” WHAV.net, Massachusetts  To see the complete article by Dr. Miller at Cornell University, search for “Pickling your Paperwhites.”

“Geraldine daffodil farm is on the market,” The Timaru Herald, New Zealand, Oct. 6, 2016

“A Dramatic Spring Show,” by Teresa Woodward, Home & Garden (Columbus, OH), Spring/Summer 2016

“Volunteers Plant Daffodils to Honor 9/11 Victims,” News12, Brooklyn, Sept. 10, 2016

“Bright Ideas for planting Bulbs,” Sara Thomas, Dayton Daily News, Sept. 9, 2016

“In the Garden: Kingwood fall bulb sale begins Friday,” Richard Poffenbaugh, Mansfield News Journal, Sept. 6, 2016

“‘Boston Blooms with Daffodils’ Program Returns in October,” City of Boston Parks and Recreation, Sept. 1, 2016

“Horticulture waits for glyphosate decision,” HorticultureWeek, 10 June 2016

extlinkicon  The ‘Colleen Bawn’ and the ‘Empress of Ireland’: a rich tradition of daffodil breeding, by Fionnuala Fallon, The Irish Times, March 28, 2016

“In Greg’s Garden,” Greg Grant, Texas Gardener, Jan-Feb, 2016

extlinkicon  Lost Daffodils return to National Trust from Down Under, about Brodie daffodils returning to Scotland, by Elizabeth Henry, Horticulture Week, July 28th 2015

The Chemistry of Daffodils, Created by Andy Brunning for Chemical & Engineering News, April 13 2015

“Daffodils — in your yard and at the flower show — are a sure sign of spring,” by Susan Smith-Durisek, Kentucky.com, Lexington Herald-Leader website, March 27, 2015

  “Intermediate Daffodils are a Goal for Daffodil Hybridizers”, by Frank Nyikos, Hubpages website, February 2015

  “25 Years of Daffodil Dedication” by Annette Williams, Romona Home and Julian Journal website, February 26, 2015.

  “Daffodil Planting Guide 101”, by Frank Nyikos, Hubpages website, September 2014

  “Yes you can grow Daffodils (in Florida),” by Audrey Post, MS. Tallahassee Magazine, Sept-Oct 2013

“The Allure of Garden Daffodils,” Jason Delaney, ADS Daffodil Journal, Sept 2013

  “Daffodil Success at Filoli,” by Lucy Tolmach, Pacific Horticulture, April 2013

  “Bulb sale approaches,” jcfloridan.com, January 2013

  “The Simple Pleasures of Daffodils,” by Richard G. Turner, Jr., Pacific Horticulture, January 2013

  Daffodils named after ‘Redhill’, planted in tribute to wartime pilots and air crews, Life, October 17, 2012

  Daffodil Dividends, by Teresa Woodard, Wisconsin Gardening, September/October 2012

  “Drought tolerant daffodils,” by Lucy Tolmach, Pacific Horticulture, July 2012

  South Carolina and the History of American Daffodils, by Sara Van Beck,  Southern Edition March 2012

  Relict Gold: The Long Journey of the Chinese Narcissus, by Donn L. Todt, Pacific Horticulture, January 2012

  “Filoli’s Daffodils,” by Lucy Tolmach, Pacific Horticulture Society, January 2012

Omagh Gardening Society Annual Spring Show, 2011

“Non-Yellow Daffodils,” by Susan Mahr, Wisconsin Master Gardener Program, April 2011 

“Daffodils, regional proven performers,” Mary Lou Gripshover, American Gardener, March/April 2011

“Croft Originals” – by Jo Whittingham; photography ©AndreaJones/Garden Exposures Photo Library published in  The Garden, Royal Horticultural Society, March 2011

“10 Top Daffodils for the Midwest,” by Karen Weir-Jimmerson, photos by Mark Katzman/Ferguson Katzman, Midwest Living, March 2010

“Filoli’s Daffodil Collection” by Lucy Tolmach, Director of Horticulture, 2010

“The Lowdown on Daffodils,” by Juergen Steininger, Greenhouse Grower, March 2010

2000’s

  “Daffodils for the Deep South by Sara Van Beck”Southern Edition, Retrieved July 17, 2009

  “Daffodils in Early Southern Gardens by Sara Van Beck”, Southern Edition, Retrieved July 17, 2009

  “The Daffodil Growers”, about Robert and Sarah Backhouse; Parks & Gardens, UK, 2008

“The King of Daffodils Is Dead: Long Live the Kings!” FayetteFrontPage.com, July 7, 2007

“Quilled Daffodils,” by Mary Lane, Craft Creations Ltd. Magazine, 2007

  “A Notable Narcissus Nursery,” by Catherine Beale, Spring 2007

  “Daffodils are My Favorite Flower”, with David Burdick featured, by Kathy Purdy, Cold Climate Garden, March 29, 2007

“Heirloom bulbs vs. latest hybrids,” by Molly Day, muskogeephoenix.com, February 7, 2007

“Taxonomical and chorological contribution to the Sardinian flora [N. supramontanus],” by Pier Virgilio Arrigoni, Bocconea 19 — 2006

“The Image of Daffodil in Art and Botanical Illustration: Clues to the History of Domestication and Selection of Narcissus subgenus Ajax (Amaryllidaceae),” Diego Rivera et al; Floriculture, Ornamental and Plant Biotechnology, Volume IV, Global Science Books, UK, 2006

“The Bulb Hunter,” by Gina Bellafante, The New York Times Home & Garden, July 6, 2006

“Scientists hope daffodil crop will help tackle dementia,” by James Meikle, The Guardian, March 6, 2006

“Bulbs for Central Florida Gardens,” by Sarah Kinbar, Orlando Sentinel, February 1, 2003

   Narcissus and Daffodil, The genus Narcissus, edited by Gordon R. Hanks, 2002

“Daffodil Growers, Start Your Engines,” by Bradford McKee, The New York Times, April 12, 2001

Suite101.com–Daffodils, 1997 – 2005

1990’s

 “The ‘King Alfred’ Story,” Rose Brady, The Daffodil Society (UK) Newsletter, 1999

“Peter Barr: Hardy pioneer who saved daffodils from extinction,” HeraldScotland, March 18, 1996

Division 5-9 Panel Discussion, South-Western Ohio Daffodil Society, July 1994

Wild Collected Bulbs, December 1993, draft from The World Wildlife Fund and Garden Club of America

“Comments on Division 6 cultivars,” Dave Karnstedt Round Robin Letter, Jan. 15, 1992 (Referenced in the above article; he lived in Minnesota.)

1980’s

“E tempo di narcisi, Un fiore 10,000 varieta,” Nadia Ceschin, Enrico Shejbal, Gardenia n.23, March 1986

“The Daffodil,” Peggy Macneale, GWAA, January-February 1983

“American Narcissism,” Allen Lacy, Horticulture, 1982

“Daffodils,” Mary Lou Gripshover, Handbook on Bulbs, Autumn 1981

1970’s

“Narcissi of the Section Pseudonarcissus,” A.W. Taylor, Alpine Garden Society Bulletin, March 1970

Narcissus poeticus in its Natural Habitat,” Matthew Zandbergen, ADS Daffodil Journal March 1971

1960’s

“Amaryllids in Central California Winter-Rainfall Garden,” by Leo Brewer, Plant Life, January 1961

“England’s Bourne Cup,” Frederick E. Board, ADS Daffodil Journal, Dec 1966

“The Modern Daffodil,” J.S.B. Lea, Journal of The Royal Horticultural Society, August 1962

1950’s

Daffodils, Mrs. Donald Linton, Nashville, TN, 1957

“Gold Was Where He Found It,” Reader’s Digest, March 1956, about Charles Heath

“In praise of Narcissus ‘Stella Alba’,” Mabel Symmes, The National Horticultural Magazine, April 1956

“The First National Daffodil Symposium,” ADS, The National Horticultural Magazine, April 1956

“Narcissus Notes for Gulf Coast, B.Y. Morrison,” The National Horticultural Magazine, April 1956

“Narcissus in the Garden,” Henry M. Biekart, New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station, August, 1953

“Daffodils: The Pinks, Miniatures, Naturalizing, Decoratives, and a Comprehensive Beginners’ List,” Carey E. Quinn; Herbertia, Vol. 9, No. 1, 1953

“Daffodils in Piedmont Virginia,” Harry I. Tuggle; Herbertia, Vol. 9, No.1, 1953

“Daffodils in 1952,” Grant E. Mitsch; Herbertia, Vol. 9, No.1, 1953

“Daffodils in Northern California,” Harold I. Johnson; Herbertia, Vol. 9, No. 1, 1953

Narcissus Culture, Bulletin No. 44, Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, 1950

1940’s

Early, Midseason, and Late Varieties of Daffodils, J.Wister, C.Mueller, Plants and Gardens, Autumn 1948

“The Daffodil in Australia – Some Recent Developments,” Harold Alston; Herbertia, Vol. 13, 1946

“Maintaining Soil Fertility for Narcissus,” J.S. Cooley; Herbertia, Vol. 13, 1946

“Narcissus for the Subtropics,” Wyndham Hayward; Herbertia, Vol. 13, 1946

“Narcissus Culture in Northwest Texas,” Willie May Kell, Herbertia, Vol. 13, 1946

“Garden Culture of Narcissus in Florida,” John V. Watkins; Herbertia, Vol. 13, 1946

Alexander Wilson, by John Hunter

1930’s

“Pioneers of Daffodil Culture in Canterbury, NZ;” The City Beautiful, 1936

“The State of Health of Daffodils in the Netherlands,” Dr. van Slogteren, Laboratorium von Bloembollenonderzoek te Lisse, December 1936

“Narcissus Hispanicus Maximus,” A. F. Calvert, RHS Daffodil Yearbook 1935

“The Fairy Narcissi,” P.L. Giuseppi, Alpine Garden Society Bulletin, December 1935

“This Time of Daffodils,” Walter R. Courtenay, D.D.

1600 – 1929

“Children’s Garden in Dayton, Ohio,” from The Gardeners Chronicle, August 14, 192? (1920? or 1926?)

Florists exchange article on daffodil breeding, 1920

  History of daffodils on the Isles of Scilly, 1882

  Parkinson’s Paradisi in Sole, Paradisus Terrestris, or A Garden of Pleasant Flowers, from 1629.