Daffodils

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Daffs are always out in December down here, fields of them going unpicked at the moment, bitter sweet sight.
Strangely enough, yesterday as I drove along revelling in the beautiful sight, I was delighted that covid seems to have emptied the streets of the many yobbos that usually trample them all into the ground.
 

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Whilst gardeners are here can anyone identify these in the grass
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We have quite a few white dafs the have flowers on them but a lot of them are flat on the ground. We get a decent amount of light helping things bloom early but the wind can then flatten them.
Out of four winter hanging baskets only one has survived with flowers in it and that was in a corner outside the dinning room door. The one at the front of the house and on the drive gave up when the cold spell hit this area.
 
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We have quite a few white dafs the have flowers on them but a lot of them are flat on the ground. We get a decent amount of light helping things bloom early but the wind can then flatten them.
Out of four winter hanging baskets only one has survived with flowers in it and that was in a corner outside the dinning room door. The one at the front of the house and on the drive gave up when the cold spell hit this area.
I find the tall, double flowered daffs blow down in the slightest wind, so we have grown a lot of tete-a-tete this year and love them. These are in the top of our water butt.
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Daffs are nearly all over down here, the first ones normally appear before Christmas and this year they have been beautiful. Sadly though fields of them have gone unpicked due to the lack of Eastern European pickers, the Brits just aren't interested.

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Adore daffodils and have been treating myself to some every week, cheers me up every time I look at them!

We have finally been a bit further afield and parked up in Chawton. The daffodils either side of Chawton House drive were so pretty, as is the house and little church beside it.

If you are interested tonight -

Wednesday 9 pm on Ch 5 ā€˜In the steps of Jane Austenā€™ with Giles Brandreth. He visits her house and Chawton House, which has been a womenā€™s authorsā€™ library for a number of years. It used to be where Edward Knight, one of Janeā€™s brothers, lived.

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We are surrounded by fields of daffs, chatting to one of the farmers he said that a few EU pickers were around, he had though managed to recruit enough UK people to make up a 'gang'.
They lasted exactly four days, as soon as the weather got wet most packed up and left.

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We are surrounded by fields of daffs, chatting to one of the farmers he said that a few EU pickers were around, he had though managed to recruit enough UK people to make up a 'gang'.
They lasted exactly four days, as soon as the weather got wet most packed up and left.
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We called up at Maxā€™s sisters farm the other day and they have a bank that is absolutely covered they were beautiful the photo doesnā€™t do them justice. Thatā€™s a sheep behind the tree
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Looking good over in the west Mountainman šŸ‘ Gales and snow 2 weeks ago in Aberdeenshire ruined ours which were still in bud

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