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2014-09-12 23:00:45

iFitDress.com, a renowned wedding dress manufacturer and retailer, has unveiled its new deigns of 2014 daffodil evening dresses.

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)

2013-10-30 23:02:08

Late fall before the ground freezes is the best time to plant bulbs.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Latest Narcissus Reference Libraries

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...

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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Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.