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Peter Barr blue plaque unveiling on Saturday 21 September at 2pm

Get ready for Blooming Tooting’ Thousands of people attended the spectacular Tooting Community Fun Day and  found out about the remarkable daffodil growing history in this part of the Wandle Valley. All ages joined Summerstown182 volunteers in making floral tributes … Continue reading

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The Late Dr Peter Ramsay

It is with great sadness that we hear of the death of Dr Peter Ramsay on July 20 2019. Peter was a Vice-President and Life Member of the National Daffodil Society of New Zealand and long standing Vice-President, friend and … Continue reading

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The Late Dave Vivash

It is with sadness that we hear of the death of Dave Vivash on 6 July after a long illness. Dave was a keen grower and exhibitor known by many in the South East of England and at The Daffodil … Continue reading

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The Late Mike Burrell with funeral details

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Mike Burrell on 7th July. A lovely, kind and gentle man and a great lover of daffodils. He was a familiar figure at the Society flower show and shows … Continue reading

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NEW! Approved cultivars for restricted classes for 2020

Please find here the revised list to take effect for Daffodil Society shows from April 2020. Please note that regional groups and accredited societies do not have to use this list for 2020. However show schedules should clearly state what … Continue reading

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The Late Sandra Baxter – A Tribute

This family tribute was given at Sandra’s funeral service on the 28th May Sandra was born on the 5th of December 1945 at the White Heather Nursing Home in Southport. She went to the Tower Dene School until the age … Continue reading

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The Late Sandra Baxter – Funeral Arrangements

The funeral for Sandra will be held on Tuesday 28 May at 2pm at Harwood Park Crematorium, Watton Road, Stevenage, Herts SG2 8XT The family would like you to dress in non funeral attire. Then afterwards to The Three Horseshoes … Continue reading

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2019 Bulb Lottery Winners

The 2019 Bulb Lottery was drawn during the Daffodil Show weekend April 20th/21st. Thanks to Len Olive for organising this event and the generosity of bulb growers and individuals.  A superb list of bulbs was available as prizes. Congratulations to … Continue reading

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DS Life Member and former Chairman Jan Dalton honoured

Jan Dalton (far right) and Dr David Willis  receiving their brass plaques from George Anderson MBE, renowned gardener, RHS judge and TV gardening personality. Caroline Thomson Director of the Backhouse Heritage and Education centre is also in the picture. The … Continue reading

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Gloucestershire’s Golden Triangle 2019 Daffodil Festival

Click Here to read all about this years epic display and hugely successful  Golden Triangle Daffodil Festival.

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