Daffodils in full bloom for Te Anau show
You'd be blooming mad to miss the Te Anau Spring Flower Show.
"You have to see it
Last year they had about 2400 entries into the show and this year they would have more than 2500 blooms on
"We might have to start judging at 7.30am."
This season there was a late spring which had affected the Winton Spring Flower show, but by now daffodils across Southland had bloomed, she said.
"The Winton girls have brought more up than I took down."
They had entries from as far north as Christchurch in the competition, she said.
This year the committee had created a medal in honour of Betty Dodds who started the show 42 years ago, Matthews said.
The medal would be awarded to a class within the open section, she said.
Next year Te Anau would play host to the South Island Daffodil Show, she said.
The 42nd Te Anau Spring Flower Show runs on Friday from
Entry costs $3 and children are free.