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Feb. 13, 2011: First open daffodil in Gradyville, KY!
Linda has made a unilateral decision for the Daffodil Board that this double daff is a counter, a winner. On February 13, 2011, in the Village of Gradyville, KY there a Daffodil has officially bloomed
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By Sharon Whitehurst
I can't provide photos of crocus such as one of your readers is longing to see.
The daffodils in the accompanying collage were evidently bravely (foolishly?) growing beneath their snowy quilt last week.
When we fought our way here from Wyoming, across Nebraska through a blizzard in March of 2010, it was an astonishment to see green grass when we crossed into Kentucky -and roadsides and hillsides glowing with half-open daffs.
Not sure I'll ever refer to them as "March lilies"-is that a widespread Southern label or more localized? -Sharon Whitehurst
The archives haven't been checked to see if this is the earliest date on record for Daffodils in Adair County. -CM
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