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Wordsworth celebrations at RHS gardens

During March and April all the RHS gardens are marking the anniversary of William Wordsworth’s birth with a celebration of daffodils. A special outdoor exhibition will be staged at all four gardens featuring interesting daffodil facts, DNA research and the … Continue reading

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Golden Triangle 2020 Daffodil Weekends

Find further details of the programme of events for the Daffodil Weekends in Gloucestershire’s Golden Triangle.  Click Here

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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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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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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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Scotland’s Daffodil Festival 2019

  Now in its third year Scotland’s Daffodil Festival has become an established spring event destination bringing much happiness through the power of flowers to hundreds of people. Visitor numbers were up by 30% and the support of Stephen Gethins … Continue reading

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Scotland’s Daffodil Festival -13th-14th April

Scotland’s Daffodil Festival See hundreds of different varieties of daffodils, heritage, modern and scented, the National Collection of Narcissus Backhouse cultivars, woodland daffodil walk to covenanters tomb, food market and plant stalls, talks and festival café. 13th & 14th April … Continue reading

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Daffodil Show 20 & 21 April 2019

Just a reminder that if you want to stay at the Evesham Hotel, Cooper Lane Evesham WR11 1DA book NOW because there is limited availability and the last date for bookings is 22 march 2019. Although the Society has reserved … Continue reading

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