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Taylors celebrate 100 years with Daffodil Day More than 500 daffodil enthusiasts visited Taylors Bulbs in Holbeach, Lincolnshire, for their Daffodil Day to celebrate the centenary of the company. Organised in conjunction with the RHS Bulb Committee the event was probably the biggest gathering of people for a bulb event since the RHS Daffodil Exhibition at Chiswick in 1890. Speakers at the event included Brian Duncan and Christine Skelmersdale, who gave talks about the history of daffodils and ideas for using bulbs in the garden. The auditorium was packed for every session, and in the audience was Lord Gardiner, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for

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Rural Affairs and Bio Security. Notcutts Head of Horticulture Colin Dale said: “That has certainly given us plenty of inspiration to do more with bulbs in store this autumn.” The event was a huge success with many compliments being paid to the Taylors staff for their brilliant organisation, for their centenary, and for the opportunity to see and celebrate daffodils. Adam Taylor (right) said: “When we started planning for the day we thought 100 visitors would be good. To have more than 500 people here, all smiling and enjoying the wonderful daffodils is truly amazing.”

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