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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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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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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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Cold Weather and Late Daffodils

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

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Cold Weather Update

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

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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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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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February Update on Daffodils

Well we had the cold snap as expected, and the daffodils are progressing well and on time for a perfect show this year. Hope you’ll join us and enjoy spring at its finest!

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