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Saturday - March 7th
The idea of this annual event is to establish Sidmouth as a centre for the promotion of daffodils, especially the early varieties
Gardening Talks in the Cellar :
11 am Lady Christine Skelmersdale -
- from Broadleigh Bulbs and Gardens,
holder of the National Collection of Alec Gray hybrids, will be talking about Alec Gray,
his life & the miniature daffodils he bred, including 'Tête-à-tête', the most commonly planted daffodil.
1 pm Nick Bailey - presenter on BBC Gardeners' World,
garden designer, columnist and best-selling author
will be talking about 365 days of colour in your garden.
Plant fair in the grounds featuring :
Avon Bulbs - spectacular flowering bulbs from these RHS Master Growers & Chelsea flower show Gold Medal winners
Link to www.avonbulbs.co.uk
Elworthy Cottage Plants - cottage perennials, alpines, hardy geraniums and bulbs including snowdrops and narcissus
Link to www.elworthy-cottage.co.uk
Gardeners Delight Nursery - Unusual & rare perennials, alpine, Climbers & hardy shrubs grown by us in North Devon
Link to www.gardenplantsandgifts.co.uk
Hilltop Garden & Nursery - Dorset grown hardy herbaceous perennials & dahlias & unique stone art.
Link to www.hilltopgarden.co.uk
Millin Metalcraft - incredible metal sculptures. Sam made several huge Daffodil sculptures based on the 'Keith Owen' Daffodil.
The heads are over two feet across and look amazing!
Link to www.millin-metal.com
Millwood Plants - hardy, unusual herbaceous perennials for woodland gardens & shady places & cottage garden favourites
Link to www.millwoodplants.com
Sidmouth Daffodil Society - selling pots of unusual daffodils, especially miniatures.
Strete Gate Camellias - a family run nursery in South Devon specialising in evergreen Camellia shrubs.
Link to www.stretegatecamellias.co.uk
Triffids Nursery - early flowering bulbs, snowdrops and shade loving perennials
Tynings Climbers - Chelsea gold medalists, specialise in climbing plants & hold National collections of Passion flower& Jasmine.
Wild Thyme Plants - beautifully scented, hardy perennials, shrubs & wildflowers.
e-mail : email@example.com tel : 01373464417 / mob :07956888477
More attractions :
Vintage Toast Rack trips to the Daffodil Sites Daffodil Art Exhibition
Children's Daffodil Painting Competition,
Daffodil Gifts, Stalls and Refreshments.
which can benefit from the valley's benign early spring climate and highlight the wonderful planting by the Sidmouth community.
Link here to the dedicated Kennaway House website.