In 2018 NAAS members visited two preeminent daffodil companies: Winchester Growers, just outside Penzance and RA Scamp, near Falmouth.
RA Scamp is a major daffodil bulb supplier. Ron Scamp is famous for his knowledge and for the varieties he has bred, as well as the numerous RHS Gold Medals he has won.
Members had a wonderful and very informative visit to Winchester Growers at Penzance where they were shown around the packing sheds, sterilization sheds, cold store etc.
There are 2,500 acres of daffodils under cultivation and even at the start of the season there are 700 pickers working to supply cut flowers.
Winchester Growers has also taken on the Nerines formerly grown by the Smith family.