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Since their earliest identification in the mid-1500s, more than twenty-eight thousand hybrid daffodils have been named and registered with the Royal Horticulture Society of England. Daffodils began as wildflowers in the Mediterranean basin, then spread and flourished in Europe s alpine and coastal environments. Sara L. Van Beck, an attentive historian and skilled horticulturist, traces the history of the garden daffodil including its early days in Europe, especially the Netherlands; the importation …

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Excerpt from Annual Bulb Offers, 1924: From Now Until July First, Not Later HE American traveler who is so fortunate as to visit some of the smaller and more private bulb gardens of Holland in their full glory of bloom, cannot fail to be im pressed with the unusual size and perfection of the flowers he sees. Such blooms, he exclaims, are never grown at home. How can I get some of these for my own garden? To him, all unknowingly perhaps, has been given a glimpse behind the scenes. For the traditional …
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DO YOU DOUBT THE DAFFODIL is a bouquet of delightful and thoughtful bits of spiritual wisdom through the gardener s eye accompanied by engaging drawings and photographs. Belonging on the bedside table so you can go to sleep with it at night and awaken with it in the morning, this book is not a page-turner it s a book you want to get cozy with and revisit over a period of time. Each page is a spiritual journey of wisdom, play, challenges, quirky humor, and comfort that weaves a personal and uniquely …
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