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2014-02-19 23:01:31

Gibbs Gardens’ 2014 Daffodil Festival begins March 1 and runs through April 15 boasting 20 million blossoms covering 50+ acres. Ball Ground, Georgia (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 'Here Comes the Sun' Goodbye winter. Hello sunshine! Chase away those lingering winter doldrums at Gibbs Gardens’ 2014 Daffodil Festival, beginning March 1 and running through April 15. Gibbs Gardens ushers in spring with the largest display of daffodils in the country. More than 50 acres of...

2013-10-30 23:02:08

Late fall before the ground freezes is the best time to plant bulbs. King Kullen has tips and advice for gardeners on fall planting. Bethpage, NY (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 October, or late fall, is the time to plant spring flowering bulbs. King Kullen has some tips and advice for gardeners to ensure their spring blooms are healthy and vibrant. There is a wide array of spectacular bulbs that are just perfect for planting in the late fall such as tulips, lilies, daffodils and hyacinths....

2013-10-22 23:31:47

Customizable gift sets from the bulb experts at Longfield Gardens will wow this holiday season. Lakewood, NJ (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 From vintage wooden wine crates filled with amaryllis to birch wrapped containers overflowing with paper whites, the perfect holiday gift just got more personal. Longfield Gardens is now offering customizable holiday gift sets. Gift givers can mix and match indoor flowering bulbs with a wide range of decorative containers, ranging from $16.95-$64.95....

2011-08-17 00:00:31

Holland Bulb Farms recently announced the first iMyGarden Design Challenge which encourages iPhone users to submit their best garden design for a chance to win up to $1000 worth of fall planted flower bulbs, such as tulips and daffodils, for their garden. Milwaukee, Wisconsin (PRWEB) August 16, 2011 Holland Bulb Farms, a leading online flower bulb retailer, recently began accepting entries into its first ever iMyGarden $1000 Design Challenge. This challenge, which began on Monday, August...

2011-04-17 00:00:36

Hop on over to Union Square this Easter and enjoy brunch in affordable style. San Francisco, CA (Vocus/PRWEB) April 16, 2011 Daffodil Restaurant celebrates Easter with a delicious menu sure to please Sunday brunchers on April 24. Easter Brunch is served 10 am to 2 pm and items are $8 to $11 and reservations can be made by calling (415) 692-5148. Easter Brunch at Daffodil Union Square restaurant includes the following menu items: Country Style Eggs Benedict Fluffy Biscuit "“ Apple Wood...

2011-03-21 11:25:00

SAN FRANCISCO, March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Forget the weather outside because it's full blown Spring indoors at the San Francisco Flower & Garden Show www.sfgardenshow.com. Festival attendees this week will stay warm and dry while they celebrate "Life In the California Garden" at the largest, world-class garden festival in the western United States with celebrity chef cooking demonstrations and the Sproutopia children's area among popular features. A multi-generational activity...

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2010-11-01 10:19:56

New research in the FASEB Journal suggests that narciclagsine, a natural compound found in daffodil bulbs, markedly reduces cancer cell proliferation and migration When looking for new ways to treat aggressive brain cancers, an international team of scientists turned a new leaf and "discovered" the lowly daffodil. A new research study published in the November 2010 print issue of The FASEB Journal offers hope that a natural compound found in daffodil bulbs, called narciclasine, may be a...

2008-10-11 18:00:30

GREEN-fingered schoolchildren got their hands dirty for charity. Pupils at St Anne's Catholic primary, Edge Hill, have been busy planting daffodils to raise cash for cancer charity Marie Curie Each child was given their own mini pot to plant bulbs during the autumn term. The pupils will learn how to care for the bulb and when the daffodils bloom in spring they will paint their pot and give it to somebody they care about in return for a small donation to Marie Curie. (c) 2008 Liverpool...

2008-10-09 12:00:38

By KATHRYN TORNEY THOUSANDS of green-fingered children across Northern Ireland have been busy planting daffodils to raise funds for Marie Curie Cancer Care. Children at Over the Rainbow Nursery in Belfast are among the young people taking part in the Mini Pots of Care initiative, run in partnership with Yellow Pages directories. In total, over 5,600 children have been given their own mini pot to plant daffodil bulbs in during the autumn term. The children will learn how to care for...

2008-10-05 00:00:24

Schools and community groups are being invited to plant one million bulbs to help Marie Curie Cancer Care provide more than one million hours of nursing care each year. They are inviting schools and community groups to help plant one million daffodil bulbs this autumn within their school grounds or community. Schools and groups are asked to raise pounds200 for their Field of Hope, all bulbs have been generously donated by local bulb suppliers. If your school or village would like to...


Latest Narcissus Reference Libraries

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2005-07-12 18:36:22

Daffodils form a group of large-flowered members of the genus Narcissus. Most daffodils look yellow, but yellow-and-white, yellow-and-orange, white-and-orange, pink, and lime-green cultivars also exist. Daffodils grow perennially from bulbs. In temperate climates they flower among the earliest blooms in spring: to this extent daffodils both represent and herald spring. They often grow in large clusters, covering lawns and even entire hillsides with yellow. All daffodils have a central...

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2005-06-23 11:17:49

The Narcissus is a hardy spring-flowering bulb (one of which is the daffodil). The botanic name of the genus is Narcissus. Narcissi are mostly native to the Mediterranean region, but a few species are found through central Asia to China. The range of forms in cultivation has been heavily modified and extended, with new variations available in nurseries practically every year. Narcissi are sometimes called jonquils in North America, but strictly speaking that name belongs only to the...

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  • To take pains; labor assiduously with little progress.
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