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7,000 daffodils planted so far this fall

The Gloucester Daffodil Club continues with its mission of turning Gloucester yellow, with more than 7,000 planted by the club so far this fall.

On Wednesday, Nov. 18, several GDC members planted over 1,900 bulbs at Abingdon Elementary School around the school sign and on the road side of the bus loop.

The design, the selection of bulbs, and the organization for the planting were organized by Jim and Susan Camp. Bulbs and funds to buy bulbs were contributed by local members and from growers in North Carolina. Daffodil friends from Ohio, Indiana and Pennsylvania also contributed.

The Gloucester Daffodil Club will plant another 1,900 bulbs at the entrance to Page Middle School on T.C. Walker Road this week. More than 800 bulbs have also been planted at businesses throughout the county, and club members have been planting their yards and giving bulbs to friends. Additionally, the GDC has reached out to youth groups to encourage them to plant daffodil bulbs. As a result of these ...

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