Author Archives: Editor

Mid-Southern Daffodil Group Disbanded

The Mid-Southern Daffodil Group will be disbanded from 30th September 2020. Alex Burke and the Committee have taken this decision with reluctance. Please see the final Newsletter Here

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RHS Daffodil competitions & shows 2021

The following dates had been released prior to Government Covid-19 restrictions issued on Tuesday 22 September and the suggestion that further restrictions may be in place for 6 months (Oct 2020-March 2021) Further posts will be added to this site … Continue reading

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The late Derek Williams

It is with regret that we hear of the death of Derek Williams. Chris Bone from the DS Northern group has written this tribute. It is with great sadness that I have to report the passing away of Derek Williams … Continue reading

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Invitation to the ADS virtual Fall forum

An invitation from Jaydee Atkins Agar I am communicating to make you aware of our American Daffodil Society Fall Forum, Visionary Venture. This will be a virtual event, produced via ZOOM. Here is a link for you to learn more … Continue reading

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Exclusive to Daffodil Society Members – Full Zip Micro Fleece Jacket

Exclusive to Daffodil Society Members – Full Zip Micro Fleece Jacket Available in Navy Blue or Bottle Green Special price to members £25 including UK postage Sizes XS 36-38, S 38-40, M 40-42, L 42-44, XL 44-46, 2XL 46-48, Also, … Continue reading

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The Late Colin Gilman

It is with sadness that we learn of the death of Colin Gilman on Tuesday 21 July 2020. It is believed that he died of pneumonia after a spell in hospital. Many will remember Colin as a most amiable but … Continue reading

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Flowers from The Jura

Committee member, Ken Harrop has a daughter who lives in Bellegarde on the foothills of the Jura mountains. Here is a photo she sent him of the “wild flowers” she picked at, what is in winter, the ski station.. Ken … Continue reading

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Virtual Chelsea 2020

For those of you watching Chelsea 2020 on BBC TV you may have seen our Society Editor Camilla Bassett-Smith listed as one of the horticultural specialists advising the programme. It has not been quite the same as the real thing … Continue reading

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Wordsworth in lockdown

This came to me via Christine Skelemersdale. She received it from a relative so I cannot credit the author. Hope it makes you smile! (other supermarkets are available!) Wordsworth in Lockdown: I wandered lonely as a cloud, Two metres from … Continue reading

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A brief history of British Daffodils

An interesting brief history of British daffodils published in Countryfile magazine this Spring. The article on the Countryfile website is published by Immediate Media Company Limited under licence from BBC Studio Distribution. Click here

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