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DS members bulb lottery

Len Olive has extended the closing date for the purchase of 2020 bulb lottery tickets. The closing date is now 30 April 2020 There are some great bulbs on the prize list which can be found Here. Many thanks to all … Continue reading

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The Ones That Got Away – Derrick Turbitt seedlings

Wow! These four 1W-O seedlings would certainly have made an impact at Enniskillen show on 4 April. They are sister seedlings from (Pink Silk x Edenderry) x Lutana Click on Images to Enlarge The seedling below is from a different … Continue reading

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Tribute to the NHS – Alan Robinson

Some people clap, paint rainbows, bang pots and pans. Alan Robinson says it with flowers. This is a fantastic tribute. Thanks for sending it for the website.

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The Ones that got away – Alan Robinson

Some lovely flowers from Alan Robinson. He is setting up his show entries as usual. These are for the Elsecar & District C&G Society  (4 April) and Wrenthorpe Society (5 April) . I reckon he has some winners here. Click … Continue reading

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BBC Gardeners World report on Daffodil Society show 2019

Hope you all managed to watch the Gardener’s World episode last night. (Friday 3rd April) Brilliant portrayal of The Society. Well done everyone and especially to Camilla and crew. Gill Griffin Well said, Gill. Judging by all the personal email … Continue reading

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The Ones That Got Away – more from Mike Lewis

    Photographs Courtesy of Mike Lewis – Click on Images to Enlarge

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The late Mike Brook

It is with sadness that we hear of the death of Mike Brook. Mike passed away on Thursday 2 April at Norwich hospital suffering from Covid19. His family have also been infected with the virus and are at various stage … Continue reading

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World Daffodil Convention 2020 – cancelled

The World Daffodil Convention due to be held in Australia this year has been cancelled. The organisers are hoping to “do an Olympics” and hold the event in 2021 but there are a lot of arrangements to consider. We send … Continue reading

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A Spring show from Adrian & Ron Scamp

Here is a touch of Cornwall from Adrian and Ron Scamp. What a lovely thing to share. Although bulb growers are not having to compost their stocks – the sad outcome for all the bedding plants etc that were due … Continue reading

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The late Ron Parsons

We were saddened to hear that Ron Parsons had passed away earlier this month. Many members will remember Ron and his late wife Shirley attending The Daffodil Society show. Beautiful blooms with beautiful Italic labels! Under the present restrictions, the … Continue reading

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