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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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Northern Group AGM and Show 2016

DAFFODIL NORTHERN GROUP A.G.M.  5 March 2016 The venue this year was on the east side of the Pennines at Tankersley Village Hall, Pilley. Not one of the best I have had to set up with a lot of apologies … Continue reading

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Waingroves – 19 March 2016

This report was sent by Alan Robinson I had 10 blooms ready but my next scheduled show was still two weeks away, and in the present warmer spell of weather I did not think they would hold. So I looked … Continue reading

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Lentetuin Breezand 4 March 2016

In 2016 the 36th annual show was held in Northern Holland. As usual it was a most colourful display as can be seen in the above picture and a selected few others included below. Click on any picture to increase … Continue reading

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Holker Garden Festival 2015

For the first time the Northern Group has put on a Daffodil Society stand at the Holker Garden Festival set in the grounds of Holker Hall in Cark-in-Cartmel, Cumbria which takes place from Friday 29th to Sunday 31st May 2015. … Continue reading

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Pie Eaters Show 4 May 2015

This report was contributed by Margaret (text) and Keith (photos) Capper. Last show of the season here in the North West but there were still over a hundred blooms for judge Derek Phillips to consider. In class 1, six stems … Continue reading

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Ancient Society of York Florists Show 15 April 2015

This report was contributed by Sue Vinden (text) and John Freer (photos) Seven exhibitors braved the pouring rain and gale force winds to place 217 blooms on the benches in the Daffodil Section of York Florists Annual Spring Show Outside … Continue reading

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Alnwick Spring Show 18 April 2015

This report was contributed by Martin Murphy (text) and Tom Pattinson (pictures) At this year’s show there were over sixty exhibitors providing more than three hundred entries in the eighty plus competitive classes, ranging from floral art to flowering shrubs, … Continue reading

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