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Harrogate Spring Show 2018

Although this was generally a late season, by 26 April daffodils had caught up so the show was not the bumper one that had been expected a few weeks before the event. It had however been probably the worst season … Continue reading

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Belfast Spring Fair and Flower Show

This show was held on Saturday 21st April and Sunday 22nd April 2018. Details and photographs will follow later. To view the results of the main collection classes and Best Bloom awards click here

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Northern Ireland Daffodil Group Winter Show 25 February 2018

This show was held at Ballance House, the restored birthplace of John Ballance, 14th Premier of New Zealand and was supported by exhibitors from Northern and Southern Ireland. The 8 sections in the schedule were for Miniature Narcissus, Galanthus, Crocus, … Continue reading

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RHS Early Daffodil Competition 28-29 March 2017

It is a long walk from the entrance at Wisley to the show venue in the large glasshouses, but a pleasant one nevertheless. Gone are the days when many of the beds were mainly bare earth and inadequate labeling was … Continue reading

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RHS Rosemoor 11-12 March 2017

The garden at Rosemoor is in a wonderful setting and the Narcissus cyclamineus and Narcissus bulbocodium which are naturalised in the grass were at their best as the photo above shows. Unfortunately high winds damaged the intended location of the … Continue reading

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Northern Group Late Show 7 May 2016

Our final show of the season was once again a great success with over twenty in attendance to sit down to a mouthwatering buffet lunch. Christine Yeardley was presented with the annual award made to a member who had contributed … Continue reading

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Colne Horticultural Society 16 April 2016

This report was contributed by Margaret Capper with photos by Keith Capper. There were 142 exhibits in the daffodil classes at Colne, just over 330 blooms in all. Other sections of the show were also well supported. Diane Mason was … Continue reading

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Pie Eater Show 2 May 2016

This post was contributed by Margaret Capper with photos by husband Keith An end of season show tailored for the exhibitors to bring their late blooms. Not as many exhibits as usual this year but a good selection of daffodils … Continue reading

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RHS Early Daffodil Competition – 29 March 2016

When the doors were opened to allow the public to enter the show, it was very interesting to see that the majority made an immediate bee-line for the classes with miniature flowers. It is appropriate therefore that the large photograph … Continue reading

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Daffodil Society Wessex Group – 10 April 2016

Derek Phillips has produced an excellent report of this show, see here. I have added a few photographs below which were not included in that report. The ‘Avalanche’ (right) is well worth a look because of its presentation. I don’t … Continue reading

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