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Show Reports

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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Wakefield Paxton Society – 9 April 2016

Although the classes for other flowers gave the impression of being less well supported than in previous years, it was an excellent Daffodil Show. Alan Robinson continued his success the previous weekend at Leeds Paxton and Wrenthorpe by taking the … Continue reading

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Wrenthorpe Spring Show – 3 April 2016

This was an excellent show as usual, efficiently organised and run by Peter Trickett and his team of volunteers. The first section of pictures are of general interest and include photographs of the presentations by Chris Smith who opened the … Continue reading

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Leeds Paxton Society – 2 April 2016

Leeds Paxton Horticultural Society has a long history, going back to 1886. Some things have changed; there is no longer a bar where the late John Emmett could pull you a pint as you staged your flowers. His were already … Continue reading

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