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Wessex Group of the Daffodil Society show schedule

The 32nd annual Daffodil show of the Daffodil Society Wessex group will be held on Sunday 12 April 2020 at the Village Hall, Henton, Wells. (approx. 3 miles west of Wells on the B3139) The show is open to both … Continue reading

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Daffodil Sunday at Felley Priory gardens April 19 2020

Enjoy the beautiful orchard of daffodils and a plant fair at Felley Priory gardens Nottinghamshire. In aid of the National Garden Scheme. For more info click here

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Dazzling daffodil event at Hever Castle 16-22 March

Feel uplifted this spring during Hever Castle’s Dazzling Daffodils event. With 14,000 new daffodil bulbs set to bloom across the gardens, there will be a wide range of varieties to enjoy. This daffodil event throws the spotlight on the narcissus … Continue reading

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Celebrations in Cumbria to celebrate the birth of William Wordsworth

A year of celebration is being planned to mark the 250th anniversary of the birth of William Wordsworth in 2020. Events include talks, poetry readings, presentations, and a big family reunion when the Wordsworth descendants will gather at Rydal Mount … Continue reading

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New daffodil plantings at RHS gardens

To celebrate 250 years since the birth of William Wordsworth the RHS promises some spectacular displays of daffodils at Wisley, Harlow Carr and Rosemoor. 32,ooo narcissus bulbs were planted in the Pinetum at Wisley. A “golden mile” of daffodils have … Continue reading

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Update on the RHS Daffodil, Snowdrop and Tulip yearbook 2019

The latest information on the availability of the delayed RHS Daffodil, Snowdrop & Tulip 2019 yearbook is that it is due to be published later in January.

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The Late Lt. Col. A. J. R. Pearson – Funeral Arrangements

John’s Service of Remembrance and Burial will take place on Thursday 2nd January 2020 11.30am at St Peter’s Church, Goldhanger, Maldon, CM9 8AS. Afterwards John’s family would be delighted if you would join them for refreshments at Goldhanger Village Hall, … Continue reading

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The Late Lt. Col. A. J. R. Pearson

It is with great sadness that we learn of the death of John Pearson. John created so many memorable and beautiful daffodils and his bi- coloured flowers still win international acclaim and admiration. With his late wife, Rosemary, he was … Continue reading

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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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