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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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AGM 2018

This year the AGM will be held on Sunday 11 March 2018 at the Kings Court Hotel, Coughton Alcester B49 5QQ. An excellent 3 course lunch is available for £14.50 pp. If you are a new member or haven’t received … Continue reading

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Membership 2018

Membership 2018 Membership renewal forms have been sent out. Our Membership Secretary would appreciate returns as soon as possible in order to report to the Committee at the end of January 2018. If you are a UK taxpayer please consider … Continue reading

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Daffodil Society late show – GOOD NEWS

Good news. Our show Manager has found a venue for the Society late show. It will be held on Saturday 28 April 2018 at The Orchard Community Centre, Kings Reach,  Biggleswade We look forward to seeing you there

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Judging Test 2018

The Society welcomes candidates for the judging test which will take place at the Daffodil show held at Coughton Court on 22 April 2018. The judges test has two parts. Firstly, a written paper to test knowledge of the different … Continue reading

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The Late Mrs Wendy Akers – Funeral Arrangements

The non-religious funeral service to celebrate the life of Wendy Akers will take place on Friday 25 August 2017 at 2:20pm at Wakefield Crematorium, Standbridge Lane, Wakefield, WF4 3JA. All present are warmly invited by Wendy’s family to join them … Continue reading

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The Late Noel Burr

It is with sadness that we report that Noel Burr died on Tuesday 6 June 2017. Noel’s love for daffodils produced some outstanding flowers including Cherry Gardens 2W-GPP, Saxonbury 2 Y-Y and Dunstan’s Fire !Y-O for which he was awarded … Continue reading

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Editor’s email. Change of address

Please note, that from 1 June 2017, you should contact our Editor Camilla Bassett-Smith on the following email greygablesmedia@gmail.com Please delete her freeserve address as this will expire at the end of May.

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