Spring Daffodil Shows:
Claremont Spring Flower Show – 1st & 2nd September, Bilton St, Claremont.
Westbury Garden Club – Saturday 1st September
Hobart Horticultural Society – Friday 7th & Saturday 8th September, Hobart Town Hall.
Wynyard garden Club – Saturday 8th & Sunday 9th September
Launceston Horticultural Show – 15th & 16th September, St Albie’s Hall
All Saints Show – 15th & 16th September, Macquarie St, Hobart
Central Coast Show – Saturday 22nd September, Rowing Club, Ulverstone
World Daffodil Convention – Canberra
Thursday 17th and Friday 18th September – Staging and judging of daffodils
Time to see local attractions
Saturday19th – Seminars, Floriade visit, possible trip to local growers
Dinner and presentations
Sunday20th – Local attractions/national institution visits/ local daffodil plots
Monday 21st– trip to Bowral
Post-Convention tour of about 10 days is planned to visit the South island of New Zealand and the NZNDS South Island Show
2020 World Daffodil Pre-Convention Program
Tasmania and Victoria
Wednesday September 9th – Guests arrive, registration and welcome dinner
Thursday 10th – Bus trip to Mike Temple-Smith Memorial Garden at Acton, to Richmond and the Coal River valley winery for lunch. Afternoon visit to Maree Johnston’s garden, Otago Bay
Friday 11th – free morning except for daffodil judges or visit the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens. Sandwich lunch at the Town Hall. View the Hobart Horticultural Society Show in the afternoon. Dinner – Asian restaurant.
Saturday 12th – Free day or Salamanca Market, 1.00pm Ferry to MONA, return 4.00pm. Reception possible at Government House or Town Hall.
Sunday 13th – Bus trip – to Woodbank, lunch and Huon Valley. Farewell Dinner
Monday 14th –fly to Melbourne.
Victoria: Tuesday 15th Travel to Kyneton to visit Brumley daffodils and Will and Fermi, followed by garden visits.
Wednesday 16th – Leongatha north to see Ian Dyson’s daffodils at Kilcunda for lunch. Visit Phillip Island koala park and penguin parade.
Thursday 17th Hancock’s Daffodils in the morning with free afternoon.