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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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Don’t Panic, Mr Mainwaring!

Don’t panic! We will have thousands and thousands of daffodils in prime condition for the daffodil walks! Even though many varieties are coming out now, we have over 600 varietiess that carry on flowering right up to May so there’s … Continue reading

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Daffodils coming up for 2014

Walking round the fields today I have observed a very heavy crop of daffodils for this year, due mostly to the hot summer last year, and of course the amount of rain throughout the winter which will prolong the flowering … Continue reading

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Planting Update

Now is the perfect time for planting out your daffodils – just as it turns wet and cold for October. This week I’ve been enjoying planting out about 2000 new bulbs with 9 different varieties around the woods, the pingot, … Continue reading

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Walk dates for 2014

Walks for 2014 will be from Saturday 29th March to Sunday 13th April inclusive. Walks will be available in the morning starting at 10:30am, and self-guided walks in the afternoon. Although 2013 was a very unusual year in how late … Continue reading

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Snowy Daffodil Update

Some daffodils are beginning to show colour in sheltered places, particularly the variety Early Sensation. The recent snow has covered the fields with a nice warm protective blanket, so very little damage will occur on the daffodils, there seems to … Continue reading

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New Plantings

I’ve planted approximately four thousand new bulbs – mostly down the pingot and into the woods. Some of these are very early flowerings, and some are late, so we should have a continuous flowering right through the open days. The … Continue reading

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Countryman’s Forecast

Some varieties are already showing shoots, they will slow down when the frost arrives. The countryman’s forecast for this winter, as there are very few berries nuts and acorns this year this would suggest that the winter will be quite … Continue reading

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Time to start thinking about planting!

It’s the right time of year to get moving and think about planting up. Make sure bulbs are firm especially the necks and base of the bulbs, plant about twice the depth of the bulb . The ideal position is … Continue reading

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