Jon Crispin's Notebook

Paperwhites

Posted in biology, Flowers, Jon Crispin, Nature, Plants, Uncategorized by joncrispin on 10/02/2017

paperwhites

Just before Christmas I bought the last four paperwhite bulbs at Hadley Garden Center.  As they were the last ones, they looked a bit ratty.  Since we were gone most of January, Cris didn’t put them into the jar of rocks until just after we got home.  The first flowers came out today.  A full foot of snow outside but lovely to have these beauties in the house.

I spoke to my friend John Wilson in Stratford-upon-Avon late last week and he said the daffodils are already coming up over there.  I guess we’ll have to wait at least 6 more weeks before we see any here.

Have a great weekend, everyone.

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  1. Mema said, on 10/02/2017 at 4:48 pm

    Lovely. 🙂

  2. Dhyan Atkinson said, on 10/02/2017 at 8:23 pm

    Nice! My friend in Georgia is teasing me with pictures of her daffodils. No sign of any here in Boulder. I think I remember you having paperwhites last year. I so, nice tradition. Dhyan


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