Category Archives: Garden Daffodils

Daffodil trails at Threave, Dumfries & Galloway

Interested in historic daffodils? There are some interesting cultivars to be found at Threave Garden and Estate. Read more here With thanks to The Garden journal.

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The host with the most

Nothing says English springtime like a carpet of daffodils. Read more in Rachel de Thame’s article in the Sunday Times 5 March 2017. Click here You may be required to supply a few personal details to read the full article.

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Blooming Lovely

Tete a Tete miniature daffodils are blooming everywhere! Short and weatherproof they seem to have become the favourite for municipal planting schemes, narrow garden borders and pots and troughs. The small starry flowers are bright and cheerful and often throw … Continue reading

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Spring in Somerset

This corner of Axbridge, Somerset always has a lovely welcoming display of early daffodils. This photo was taken on February 1 2017 but they must have been in flower a week or two earlier.

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USA National Garden Bureau showcases the Year of the Daffodil

The National Garden Bureau was set up in the USA in 1920 to provide basic instruction in backyard gardening and create a population of gardeners. Every year they select one popular, easy to grow, widely adaptable, genetically diverse and versatile bulb … Continue reading

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Community planting – catch them young

Children are often fascinated about how things grow and Richard Gillings has ensured his love of Daffodils is passed onto his grandchildren in a lovely fun and educational project that they can take part in with their school friends. Daffodils … Continue reading

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Springtime in Sidmouth

In August 2013 we reported on the benevolence of Keith Owen who bequeathed a substantial sum of money to the coastal town of Sidmouth in order to maintain the beauty of the area he loved. Daffodil planting started in 2013 … Continue reading

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Daffodil launch at RHS Cardiff

The National Trust garden in garden, the former home of Reginald Cory a pioneer breeder of hardy garden plants, will soon be planting a newly launched daffodil. Scamp Quality daffodils presented “Dyffryn”, meaning valley, to the National Trust at the … Continue reading

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BBC 2 TV Gardeners World

Carol Klein interviewed Cornish Daffodil breeder, Ron Scamp in the Friday 28th March edition of the BBC2 gardening programme, “Gardener’s World”. See the interview here  

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Cotehele Daffodil Weekend

There are over 300 daffodil cultivars planted at Cotehele, some of them dating back to the seventeenth century. Inspired by these early and unusual flowers the garden team at Cotehele successfully applied for project funding to research the historic varieties … Continue reading

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