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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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Society Vice Presidents – Congratulations

At the Daffodil Society AGM in March 2018, two long-standing and well respected members became Vice Presidents. The citation for their awards is printed below Citation for Len Olive In recognition of his outstanding contribution to our Society and the … Continue reading

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DS Late Daffodil Competition Sat 28 May 2018

This year’s Late Daffodil Competition will be held on Saturday 28 April 2018 at The Orchard Community Centre, King’s Reach, Biggleswade There are 106 classes for Members of the Society to enter including sections for Novices and Amateurs. Staging takes place … Continue reading

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New Daffodil Event at Sidmouth

In 2008 Keith Owen bequeathed over 2 million pounds to Sidmouth. His wish was to leave a million blooms to Sidmouth. In 2012 hundreds of thousands of daffodils were planted around the town. This year a small group of friends … Continue reading

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Mid Southern Daffodil Group Show – Now Cancelled

The Mid Southern Group Show due to take place on Sunday 25th March has now been cancelled. The recent weather has played havoc with exhibitors flowers and a decision was made to cancel the Show due to take place on … Continue reading

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AGM reminder 11 March 2018

This year’s AGM will take place at the King’s Court hotel, Coughton, Alcester at 11am. on Sunday 11 March 2018. There is still time to book a delicious lunch at the hotel prior to the afternoon “Question time” panel session. … Continue reading

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Journal 2018 has been printed and distributed

The 2018 Journal dropped onto my hall floor this morning. As well as containing important Society business and news there are some really interesting articles. As the Editorial states “the content is as diverse as the range of daffodils themselves. … Continue reading

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Bakker.com BV bankruptcy confirmed

Europe’s biggest online/mail order gardening company Bakker.com BV has filed for bankruptcy. Some customers have complained that they have not received goods and Dutch lawyers have confirmed that unfulfilled orders from before 30 January 2018 will not be delivered. Customers can … Continue reading

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Wessex Group Newsletter January 2018

The January 2018 edition of the Wessex Group Newsletter can be downloaded here

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Bracknell in early bloom

Thanks to Richard Gillings for these photos taken in Bracknell in Berkshire on 2 January 2018. They could well be Rijnveld’s Early Sensation which can flower in January but to be in full bloom so early is unusual. Richard wonders … Continue reading

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