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Taylors celebrate 100 years with Daffodil Day

Bulb buyers from Ayletts, Notcutts and Hillview garden centres joined over 500 Daffodil enthusiasts at Taylors Bulbs in Holbeach last week 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 included in the audience Lord Gardiner, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Rural Affairs and Bio Security plus members of the press from The Sun and Garden News along with a host of bloggers and other media.


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.  Among the many thoughts left by visitors included: "Without exception the staff were a credit to Taylor’s Bulbs.  Their energy and enthusiasm for their work, and their obvious commitment to their Company, shone through from start to finish.  They were so welcoming in each area and we had some lovely conversations and learnt such a great deal."


Out in the fields at the end of the day, Adam Taylor told GTN Xtra: “When we started planning for the day we thought 100 people coming would be good.  To have over 500 people here, all smiling and enjoying the wonderful Daffodils is truly amazing.  I have to say a big thank you to all of the Taylors team.”


Read the history of Taylors Bulbs here


See GTN Xtra's photo gallery from the Daffodil Day below

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