Thursday, January 31, 2008

Daffodils Promise in Guern, France

From Guern, France, Rhian posts this photo "Daffodils Promising an Appearance".

First Daffodils in south east England

Home Girl asks if you've seen any daffodils. Yahoo! Answers come in from all over the world.

Early Daffodils in Canterbury Kent UK

In her online gallery, photographer Andune20 posts this splendid image of the first daffodils she has seen this year.

Wednesday, January 30, 2008

Feeling Like Spring in the Aude France

Spring is in the air in this French garden. Just ask the miniature daffodils. (Thank you, Aude France, for this happy picture.)

Daffodils in February

This is an excerpt from a Leanne Kesler Floral Design Institute DVD. I'm posting this because it is really the definition of lovely - even though it is not quite February.

More First Daffodils in Oxford, First Shoots Actually

Andrew Gray captures these thriving daffodil "babies" on January 22.

Friday, January 25, 2008

More New Daffodils in Somerset

journal of a writing man posts a first daffodil photo on January 23, taken by the "minder of the cat" in Somerset and, judging from the numerous comments, lighting up faces around the world.

Tuesday, January 22, 2008

MLK and First Daffodils in Tennessee

First Draft offers us a fine piece of writing on a day to think about Martin Luther King, daffodils, and hope.

First Daffodils in Reasty, and a surprise ending

TrekEarth photographer Denisem has posted an amazing photo. There's a story to this photo. Click here for the story, the surprise ending, and to find out where Reasty is.

Monday, January 21, 2008

First Daffodils in a Somerset Garden

Notes from a Somerset Garden in England posts these photos of "our Tete a Tete daffodils under the Magnolia Tree" and "our larger old fashioned daffodils".

[photos posted January 19, 2008]

Daffodils Flowering in Oxford

barquar in the Wild About Britain forum announces via her cousin that daffodils are in bloom in Oxford.

Saturday, January 19, 2008

Will frost, ice, and cold hurt the first daffodils?

Whitefootwolf posted this question to the Live Journal gardening group. Read the answers and worry no more.

Planning walkways - daffodils or lavender?

The Heirloom Gardener posts a photo from last year, a garden path lined with daffodils. Go to this link to see what came after the daffodils.

Thursday, January 17, 2008

First daffodils are up - in Alamo, California

Thanks to Peggy's Mixed-Up Art for this really fun, yes magical, daffodils creation. If you want to add a few big smiles to your day, visit the other art on Peggy's blog.

Monday, January 14, 2008

Daffodil danger - toxic to cats

Photo credit: Lisa Acho Remorenko
I don't think this cat has daffodil dances in mind. The Santa Barbara Independent reports on household dangers and keeping your pet safe.

London daffodils bloom five months early

This photo of a Cornwall field shows the first "thousands of" daffodils. A second photo and discussion about what it all means can be found here.

Valentines and daffodils

In this English village in North Worcestershire, a private garden opens to visitors February 13-14. Snowdrops and ancient daffodils are featured.

Paris suburb, first daffodils

Paris Suburbanite photographs the first daffodils in that neighborhood, with a nice description and bit of wit.

Sunday, January 13, 2008

First Daffodils in Atlanta

From the StormTracker 46 Weather Blog in Atlanta, Georgia, a photo of new daffodils. Thanks for the post to Chris Smith from StormTracker 46, and the photographer, Noon newscast producer, Flip Fors.

Saturday, January 12, 2008

Early Birds in the Daffodil World too

Many varieties of daffodils bloom early (that is, before spring), and they are out now, says this article in a London paper.

Thursday, January 10, 2008

Pity the Daffodils Before the Storm

These daffodils, in this photo apparently taken just before the tornadoes in Wisconsin, I wonder if they are still there? A Wendy Moore photo, thanks to Mike Prangley's Lafayette Weather Blog.

Saturday, January 05, 2008

Daffodil Festival resource website

Want to know the dates for your favorite daffodil festival and field in 2009? Here's a new website ( which lists festivals and fields in North America.

If you know of any daffodil festival or field not listed there, you can send an email to the website author and get the event listed, or leave a comment here listing daffodil festivals and fields you know about.

credit: Topato on flickr