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A new daffodil club blossoms in Gloucester

A new daffodil club in Gloucester County is charting a golden yellow path into the future. The club was founded to encourage more people to plant daffodils throughout the area and to inspire participation in Gloucester’s annual spring daffodil show, a release stated.

“The main goal is to turn Gloucester yellow, and have fun doing it,” said Peggy Bowditch, coordinator of the Gloucester Daffodil Club. “We want to do what we can to support activities that celebrate the daffodil.”

Thirty of the 54 members turned out for the club’s inaugural meeting in September to discuss potential projects including coordinating daffodil plantings with local schools, a springtime daffodil driving tour of the county, working with local businesses, churches and historic sites to plant our county’s signature flower around buildings and signs.

“Even small plots create beauty and bring smiles,” Bowditch said.

Many members of the new club remember seeing...

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