Category Archives: Miscellaneous

St David’s Day

Here in the UK St David’s Day is celebrated on March 1st  

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Bag yourself a bargain.

British daffodils are now appearing in greengrocers, florists and supermarkets. Looking rather sad, piled one on another and without water they could easily be passed without a another glance. However these flowers, fresh cut and prepared in temperature controlled overnight … Continue reading

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Daffodil jigsaws online

Society member, George Norris, from Ayr Scotland has alerted us to the availability of some lovely online jigsaw puzzles for the cold wet winter days. Registration is free at  www.jigsawplanet.com Click here For a first time starter: search <jigsaw planet> … 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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Telegraph newspaper daffodil bags

The Telegraph newspaper with free daffodil bag, when purchasing a copy of the newspaper, at RHS Cardiff Show on Saturday 15 April 2016.

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Happy Easter

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Dydd Gwyl Dewi Sant Hapus

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St David’s Day Google Doodle

Today’s Google Doodle celebrates St David’s Day Each component in the illustration represents a unique aspect of Wales’ culture and national symbology. The ancient lettering and Celtic knot are a nod to Celtic art’s importance in Welsh culture. The daffodil, … Continue reading

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Spring in the air

Cyclamineus daffodils in bloom on the A370 roundabout at Locking Castle, Weston super Mare. A good example of low maintenance municipal planting and an investment that makes such an impact year on year. This year the flowers are in bloom approximately … Continue reading

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Paperwhite narcissus for Christmas and New Year

Time is running out to get Paperwhite narcissus (prepared bulbs) in flower for Christmas. Bulbs should be planted by mid November, with the narcissi bulbs just below the soil surface, about 2.5cm apart into at least 3 inches of loam-based … Continue reading

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