Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Here is a picture I've never showed to anyone, of my seedling 2012197. I made this many plants by spraying Bap on the crown and scapes of a 2 fan seedling. I believe that I got 7 or 8 plants from the two fans the first year it bloomed. I document the good the bad and the ugly of growing Daylilies.

Friday, November 22, 2013

Using Bap

This is ABILENE GREEN JEANS the first year it bloomed. I first put prolifs on the scapes USING BAP. I then planted the whole scape laying in a small trench. not to cover up the foliage.  I make a wire staples to hold the scape in the trench, used lots of Root Tone. As soon as they started growing well, I used Bap on their tiny little crowns. I had the fans you see in this picture, within 3 or 4 months of AGJ's first bloom, . I registered ABILENE GREEN JEANS the following year with about 20 or so fans. Both the rows you see came from 2 scapes. I experienced no ill effects and I'm to soon be 80. I think maybe it's possible the using bap can explain my Dash Good Looks at 80 years old Tom

Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Pretty double edge purple

This flower is the one I was talking about in my post. It has two purple and white parents. Looks better than either. You get that some times in line breeding. Sets seed, grows fast and puts on prolifs with a little help, and I know how to do that too.This flower is now registered Abilene Pirates Eye.

Monday, September 30, 2013


This bed is two weeks old it had alfalfa in between the rows.  In the next two pictures you will see rows planted last week and how much alfalfa I use. Most of the alfalfa has broken down or the worms ate it in this bed. I will put more as soon as I get time.  We raised red worms in my younger days, when we could not get cow manure for our worn beds we used alfalfa. Alfalfa is just unprocessed cow manure.

This bed was planted last week. Notice the alfalfa has already broke down quite a bit on the bottom of the picture, it was planted last Monday. The upper part of the picture was done last Wednesday. The worms have already eat a lot of it.


 ALFALFA in between the rows. This picture was made today. I planted 3 rows on the right of the picture this morning.. the alfalfa has not broke down yet.  The left was planted last Thursday.

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Monday, July 15, 2013

JT-2012198 (PALACE GARDEN BEAUTY X JT-7659) Seedling 7659 is my secret weapon for pretty blues.

Got the first one of these weird eyes last year. 2013110

Sunday, July 14, 2013


This flower comes out of a line of purple double edges back to 2009 and 2008.

Friday, July 12, 2013


This thing looks more on fire in real life, than in this picture 201232.

Monday, July 8, 2013

Saturday, July 6, 2013

Abilene Sunrise

This is my ABILENE SUNRISE, I use so much in my seedlings. Sets a seed pod almost every time. It is the pod parent to the seedling below.



Thursday, July 4, 2013

My best

JT 2012170". I believe it's the clear white that does it for me. I now have a seedling from this flower called Abilene Pirate's Eye.

Tuesday, July 2, 2013




                                          This flower is now Registered Abilene Pirate's Eye


I have been ask to put my blue seedling on my blog. I got it 6 years ago and only 6 fans exist. It is not for sale.

Thursday, June 27, 2013

This is a 2012 seedling, I plan to register it this Fall. It will set seed pods.
                                   This one is now registered ABILENE THE ORANGE ONE  

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

This is a 2012 (seedling #2012101). It has changed quite a bit since last year, it has increased in size and ruffle is much bigger than original bloom. It takes about 3 years to see what a seedlings final look will be.