Category Archives: Weather
The daffodils are very happy this month, lots of rain and then a downfall of snow and frost to slow them down a bit. They should be on target for the normal dates this coming year! We will have the walks available from Wednesday 28th March to Sunday 8th April inclusive.
I’ve taken some dry straw and feathers down to the magic oak and all the wildlife is out and very active.
Wishing you a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!
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
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
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.
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
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
This year the daffodils have been later than we’ve ever known them, and where we expected the fields to be in full glorious bloom by the end of March, there was hardly a bud showing. Mr and Mrs Green from … Continue reading
Due to the exceptionally cold weather, the daffodils are about two weeks behind schedule. Even the early varieties have been late starting this year! Because of this we are extending the opening times for self guide walks this year by … Continue reading
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