Growing Daylilies by Bruce Fowler
Before we begin, it is worth saying… that there are multiple ways to grow good daylilies, but in order to do so, and to do it well, you must find your own niche. This means having patience as well as taking the time to educate yourself on the daylilies needs. Firstly, I do not claim… Read More
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Our Summer Adventures Along the Daylily Trail
This year we found ourselves doing a lot of “first time” things. One of them being entering our first Daylily show!!! Many of our daylily friends had been encouraging us to try showing daylilies. As much as we love growing and hybridizing, we had just never wanted to compete against others. We were told if… Read More
Another Daylily season is coming to a end. Sad to see it go, but excited for what’s around the corner with the new babies that have just gone to bed. This year started off dangerously slow due to the unusually cold weather. We rarely ever see snow this far south, but 2018 brought it all. … Read More
2017 Seedlings Almost Ready
2017’s continue to germinate… here are some pictures of the progress from the greenhouse of the 2017 Seedlings. Enjoy 🙂 Soon we will be ready to remove them from the Greenhouse and transport them to the fields, stay tuned!!! Love Kathy .
HERE WE GO AGAIN….2017 Seedling begins
All the crosses have been made, pods have been gathered, seeds placed in envelopes with the cross on each and placed in refrigerator. We have logged all into computer and assigned each one with a number. Now it’s time for all the fun to begin. (1) In the first picture you will see our list… Read More
PART 3: Seedlings Busting Out Everywhere
Hey everyone!!! Welcome to another Blog post from Kathy’s Daylilies!!! We are so excited to bring this to you today. Our 2016 seedlings began blooming April 2017. We have been very pleased with what we have seen. From color, to patterns, doubles, cute small flowers and many large blooms. The scapes have amazed us. Many… Read More
Part 2: From Seedling Plugs to the bed or 1 Gallon Pots
Once the seedling plugs are ready to come out of the trays they are planted in prepared seedling beds or 1 gallon pots. From here they are sprayed and fertilized along with all the other plants. They are on the same water schedule as the grown plants also. The following pictures you will see some… Read More
Daylily Transplants Part 1: From Seedling to Seedling Plug
Hello again! This will be a three part series in which I will try to convey some of the knowledge gained in the last 20 years of growing 20 to 50 million transplants each year. Lets dive right in shall we? After you have collected, dried and refrigerated your daylily seed for three weeks they are… Read More