National Geographic : 1938 Dec
THE SCILLIES: ISLES OF WRECKS AND GOLDEN DAFFODILS DAFFODILS AND NARCISSI, PICKED IN BUD, BLOOM UNDER GLASS During a storm salt spray sweeps across the islands, spotting and blackening the blossoms. To lessen the danger of loss, growers remove half-blown plants from the fields, putting them in water to open. 4j i±atonai ueograpnic society tinlay Photographs by Ii. Anthony Stewart ARTISTIC PACKING OF NARCISSI INCREASES PROFITS FOR SCILLY GROWERS Calendulas (left) also are given a "final touch" before the lid is nailed on the box. The first lot of blooms sent to London some 60 years ago was packed in a blue hatbox.