Flower pickers made the most of the double-figure temperatures today
Pickers at Taylor's Bulbs in Spalding, Lincolnshire, have been gathering the bright yellow blooms as temperatures across much of the UK hit double figures.
Last year the warm winter weather saw rows of golden daffodils appear four weeks earlier than normal, but this year the flowers have arrived on time.
“It has been a normal start this year so we are expecting a good season with the daffodils flowering in time for the key dates of Mother's Day at the end of March and Easter in mid-April,” said Kevin Haynes, horticultural manager at Taylor's Bulbs.
Taylor's bulbs grows 400 acres of daffodils
The farm grows 400 acres of daffodils in around 20 fields and has around 564 different varieties. Today is set to see mild temperatures of 10C in the south of England and plenty of sunshine. Tonight will see patchy rain across northern England and some frost in Scotland.
It has been a normal start this year so we are expecting a good season
Kevin Haynes, of Taylor's Bulbs
Tomorrow will see a damp and cloudy start in the north-west, but dry elsewhere, with sunny spells.
The weekend is expected to be wet and windy in the north-west on Saturday, with sunshine in the rest of the country. It will be drier on Sunday and Monday and remain mild.
Daffodils come in many different shapes and colours and can bloom for four months a year.
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Britain is the world's largest producer of daffodil flowers
The UK is the world's largest producer of daffodil cut flowers and makes £23 million per year from the daffodil industry.
It also produces half the world's daffodil bulbs, exporting 10,000 tons a year, worth around £7 million.