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RHS Daffodil Tulip and Snowdrop yearbook 2019 – delayed

John Gibson has been in touch to say that the publication of The RHS Daffodil, Tulip and Snowdrop yearbook has been delayed until later in the year. John will contact the DS again when orders can be processed.  

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Blooming Tooting Daffodil Day – Peter Barr Celebration

After all the hard work and planning the sun shined on what was a glorious celebration of the daffodil and the work of “The Daffodil King” Peter Barr, who pioneered new daffodils at plant nurseries in Tooting.  Congratulations to the … Continue reading

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Judging Test – a new approach

The Society has introduced a modular approach to the practical element of the Judging Test. It is hoped that judging candidates will be able to more easily access the practical modules at shows across the country and build their portfolio … Continue reading

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RHS Daffodil, Snowdrop & Tulip yearbook 2019

The Society will not be purchasing stocks of this yearbook for resale. Members may order a copy of the RHS Daffodil, Snowdrop & Tulip Yearbook 2019, published in October **, at the special price of £10. (Pub price £11.95 +postage) … Continue reading

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New show venue 2020

Save the date! Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th April 2020 will see The Daffodil Society return to it’s roots with a show at the Birmingham Botanical gardens. The Daffodil Society (or the Midland Daffodil society as it was then) held … Continue reading

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Newsletter 2019

The Newsletter has been distributed and Members who have not received their copy should ensure that their 2019 subscriptions were paid and then contact the Editor using email: 

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The Late Ron Cox – funeral arrangements

It is with great sadness that we learn of the death of Ron Cox on Sunday 22nd September. Ron was a huge supporter of SEEDS and will be sadly missed. Our sincere condolences to his wife Pam and family. Gill … Continue reading

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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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