Northeast NC Daffodil Society Fall Meeting and Bulb Exchange

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The Northeast North Carolina Daffodil Society (NENCDS), a local chapter of the American Daffodil Society, will be hosting their annual “Fall Meeting and Daffodil Bulb Exchange” on Saturday, October 29th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Currituck Center of N.C. Cooperative Extension located at 120 Community Way, Barco, NC 27917. Meeting registration will open at 9:30 a.m. and the event is open to public free of charge.

The meeting will begin with a short business portion including the recognition of new members and members who assisted with the 2016 NENCDS Daffodil show. A panel discussion will then follow on the preparation and planting of daffodil bulbs. Panelist will include: Jennifer Potter the ADS Mid-Atlantic Regional Director and accredited daffodil judge, Katherine Beale also an accredited daffodil judge specializing in miniature cultivars, and Nancy Fuchs an avid and successful Mid-Atlantic Region Daffodil Show exhibitor. NENCDS Show Chairman, Clay Higgins, will then discuss daffodil bulb and flower development, including a bulb cross section demonstration. The meeting will be concluded with a bulb exchange and a potluck lunch will be provided. NENCDS Membership is encouraged for the bulb exchange, but not required. However, to participate in the bulb exchange you must either be a member or bring bulbs to exchange.

If you are interested in attending or have questions concerning this NENC Daffodil Society event, please contact NENCDS Show Chairman Clay Higgins at (252) 491-9268 or clayhiggins@centurylink.net. You may also contact the Currituck County Extension Center at (252) 232-2262 for additional information.

For more information concerning the American Daffodil Society, please visit their website at http://www.daffodilusa.org/

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