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1,800+ stems entered in Daffodil Show


This year’s Gloucester Daffodil Show on April 6-7 had more visitors and exhibitors than ever before, according to a release from the Daffodil Show Committee.

Botetourt Elementary School’s gymnasium was transformed into an amazing display of daffodils in all shapes, sizes and colors. In the horticulture division, more than 1,800 stems of daffodils were entered and judged. That number is up from 1,100 last year.

In the artistic division, there were 33 entries in seven classes, including a Challenge Class and Phoenix Design. Challenge Class entrants had one hour to make an arrangement with unknown, pre-determined supplies and an unknown theme. Phoenix Design entries were limited to young adults age 18 or under. The photography division of the show had a significant increase in entries with 126 photos in seven classes. Last year, there were 77 entries.

The Golden Touch display was quite popular this year as residents of eight senior homes in Gloucester shared arrange...

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