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Invitation to Taylors Bulbs Daffodil Day on April 10th

As part of their centenary celebrations, Taylors Bulbs will be holding a Daffodil Day in conjunction with the RHS on 10 April 2019 at their site in Holbeach, Lincolnshire. Visitors will be able to listen to informative talks about daffodils and other bulbs from world renowned experts, visit the bulb fields where there are over 400 varieties of daffodils growing, visit the Taylors trial ground and see the machinery involved in producing top quality flower bulbs. Bookings can be made via the Taylors Bulbs website where there is a small charge of £5 per person for the day which includes a light lunch and refreshments.


Colin Ward of Swines Meadow Nursery presented his talk on Hostas which are related to Asparagus and you can eat the leaves - the smaller ones being better as they are more tender! Hostas enjoy moist soil but are fairly drought resistant if well established in a garden. They prefer shade or semi-shade and need a dormant period over winter. They also benefit by being split-up every 3-4 years. The main problem with keeping Hostas is attack from slugs and snails. This assault can be countered either chemically: Slug Pellets or Ferric Phosphate or else by more natural means: Putting potted Hostas on paved areas or if planted in the garden placing: Sharp grit, wood ash, garlic granules or Bran ar


Venue - Talks & Plant Sale:

Glinton Village Hall

High Street




Venue - Annual Open Show:

Arthur Mellows Village College

Helpston Road