Bloom Is Off Daffodil Days

For the past 40 years the arrival of spring has coincided with Daffodil Days in Berks County, an event that spread the bright yellow flowers to homes and offices while raising a lot of money for the American Cancer Society.

But the most recent Daffodil Days was the last.

The society in Pennsylvania has done away with the popular sale, which already had been phased out in most other states.

“After 40 years, there is certainly some nostalgia to seeing it go,” said Jo-Anne Sessa, vice president of the society’s region that covers Berks and 11 other counties.

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