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Daffodil Walk dates for 2017

This year the walks will be available from Wednesday 29th March to Sunday 9th April inclusive. Guided walks will be available every morning at 10:30 am, and self walks from 10 am to 4 pm.  Guided Walks in the afternoon are … Continue reading

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December Update

The daffodils are a little slow this year owing to the dry season, but I suspect we will get plenty of rain in the next few weeks and I’m sure that everything will be flowering in time for open days … Continue reading

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Daffodil Walks are open for 2016

It’s the first day of the daffodil walks today, a fantastic turnout, the weather was kind. We had visitors from far afield today who’ve travelled down to see something different. A general update for those wondering – we have suffered … Continue reading

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January Update

I was in the U.K., last week and looking at the daffodils I would say that they may begin flowering a little earlier than normal, but seem to be in very good condition owing to the rainfall this backend, there will … Continue reading

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Christmas Update

The first daffodils – Early Sensation – are out two weeks early at Whitegate, but most of the other daffodils are just starting to peep through and with the amount of rain that we’ve had, they look to be in … Continue reading

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Walks for 2016

Our 2015 walks were again a great success, thank you to everyone who came and enjoyed the walks – the contributions brought almost £7000 of fund for Macmillan, despite the weather not always being on our side! We’ve planted a … Continue reading

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Getting ready for the walks

The recent cold snap means that despite the daffodils being on track in February, they’re not quite making that last push to be in full bloom at the very start of the walks, so for the first few days it … Continue reading

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Spring Update

I’ve walked around all of the fields today and everything is looking right for a grand show this year! The Early Sensation are already out, along with the snowdrops. Magnificence (another super early variety) is looking to be on target … Continue reading

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Christmas Daffodils

Daffodils seem to be quite forward and in very good condition, but they will slow down when the weather turns colder – we will update in the new year, Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to all our readers.

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Update on Daffodils, Bulbs, Planting and Dates for 2015

Get planting your daffodil bulbs now! Only buy firm bulbs, and remember the general rule for planting not too deep – usually about 2 to 2 and a half times the depth of the bulb. Fertilise if you like with … Continue reading

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