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Funeral arrangements for Mr Vic Coe

Thanks to Alex Burke for the following information The Funeral of Vic will take place at BREAKSPEAR  CREMATORIUM  RUISLIP ON MONDAY 10TH DECEMBER AT 12-45 and then after at the BARN HOTEL HA4 6JB (nr Ruislip underground station) DIRECTIONS TO … Continue reading

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The Late Vic Coe

It is with great sadness that we report the passing of Vic Coe, a Vice President of The Daffodil Society. Vic has, until relatively recently, been the Chairman of the DS Mid-Southern group, he is an experienced and long standing … Continue reading

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RHS Daffodil, Snowdrop & Tulip Yearbook 2018

The RHS Daffodil, Snowdrop and Tulip yearbook 2018 is available to Society members at a reduced cost of £11.20 inc postage. (RRP £11.95) Orders are available from Sandra Baxter, Marketing Manager BEFORE 10 December 2018 please and only until stocks … Continue reading

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Scented Daffodils for Christmas?

Scented daffodils from the Scilly Isles are arriving in florists. They bring a lovely splash of colour and a room filling scent at this cold, dull time of year. They also make surprise Christmas gifts and Thank You presents. Check … Continue reading

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Mid Southern Daffodil Group

MID SOUTHERN DAFFODIL GROUP     NOVEMBER 2018 ALEX BURKE With the disappointment of having to cancel our Daffodil show, due to the weather affecting and delaying flowers, behind us we held our autumn meeting and bulb sale at Virginia Water. With … Continue reading

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Daffodil Society Presentation Night

Our first presentation and social evening was held on Sunday 4 November at the splendid Victorian mansion, Easthampstead Park, on the edge of Wokingham and Bracknell, Berkshire. Named in the Domesday book, the home of Catherine of Aragon after she … Continue reading

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Breaking the Daffodil DNA Code

The much loved scented Poeticus daffodil, commonly known as Pheasant’s Eye, has been the subject of research by the University of Reading and the RHS. They have succesfully mapped a daffodils chloroplast genome for the first time which is a … Continue reading

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Daffodils in Flower Indoors for Christmas

There is still just time to plant daffodils in pots so that you can have sweetly scented flowers in time for Christmas. They would also make an attractive Christmas present. For advice on which cultivars to choose and advice on … Continue reading

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DS. Wessex group AGM confirmation

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING THE DAFFODIL SOCIETY – WESSEX GROUP SATURDAY 20th OCTOBER 2018 @ 2.30 p.m. Venue: Jack Crease Room, Yatton Village Hall, The Causeway, YATTON  Somerset BS49 4HL Secretary: Basil Billinger. Email. Followed by light refreshments, open forum and … Continue reading

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DS: Wessex Group AGM 2018

Advance notice of the DS: Wessex group Annual General Meeting 2018. This will be held at the usual venue, Yatton Village Hall, Yatton, North Somerset.  The Jack Crease Room and kitchen has been booked and confirmed for Saturday 20th October … Continue reading

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