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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 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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The Ones That Got Away – Alan Robinson

Alan’s 9 Vase Class potential entry for the Northern Group Late Show due to have been held on the 10th May,  he just managed to get 9!!

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The Ones That Got Away – Alan Robinson

Another fine set of blooms from Alan Robinson.These would have been shown at the DS Northern Group show at Harrogate. Very envious of the quantity and quality – the south west blooms have faded much faster in the April sun. … Continue reading

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The Ones That Got Away – Tim Richardson

Another super collection of blooms from Tim Richardson. Lovely form and colour. Click on Images to Enlarge

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The ones that got away – Ruby Evans

Thanks to Alan Robinson for passing on these photographs of an aspiring prize-winner. Such a shame her daffodils couldn’t get to the show bench this year. These daffodils have been grown by 13 year old Ruby Evans. Ruby won the … Continue reading

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The ones that got away – Alan Robinson’s “York Florists entry”

Another fabulous exhibit of flowers from Alan Robinson. This time for the Ancient Society of York Florists Show

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DS members bulb lottery

Len Olive has extended the closing date for the purchase of 2020 bulb lottery tickets. The closing date is now 30 April 2020 There are some great bulbs on the prize list which can be found Here. Many thanks to all … Continue reading

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The Ones That Got Away – Derrick Turbitt seedlings

Wow! These four 1W-O seedlings would certainly have made an impact at Enniskillen show on 4 April. They are sister seedlings from (Pink Silk x Edenderry) x Lutana Click on Images to Enlarge The seedling below is from a different … Continue reading

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