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Daffodil Show 20 & 21 April 2019

Just a reminder that if you want to stay at the Evesham Hotel, Cooper Lane Evesham WR11 1DA book NOW because there is limited availability and the last date for bookings is 22 march 2019. Although the Society has reserved … Continue reading

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Daffodil Society Annual General Meeting – 3rd March 2019

This years AGM takes place at the Kings Court Hotel, Alcester Warwickshire B49 5QQ at 11am. If you are interested in working with the Society and maintaining the traditions of growing and showing exhibition daffodils then please get in touch … Continue reading

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Judges Test 2019

There will be no Judges Test in 2019. Please contact the Secretary or your DS Regional Group Committee if you would like to take the test next year.

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Mid Southern Group – New Chairman

The Mid Southern Group is pleased to announce that Stafford Salt has agreed to take over as Chairman of the Daffodil Society – Mid Southern Group. His contact details are as follows: Mr Stafford Salt 46 Syke Ings Richings Park … Continue reading

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Daffodils in Bloom – In December !

Daffodils bloom in December! Mild winter send nature into overdrive – but you may struggle to see the sights as Britain will be blanketed by thick fog from TONIGHT. Daffodils are blooming in unseasonable temperatures which could reach 13C (55F) … 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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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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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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