Bucks Beautiful: Adorning community, homes and businesses with daffodils

by June Portnoy

In 2010, Bucks Beautiful established its Bulbs for Bucks Program, responsible for beautifying the community by planting daffodil bulbs throughout the county. The idea of the program, inspired by Bucks Beautiful president Chuck Gale, was to plant daffodil bulbs during the fall in highly visible locations that could be seen from a roadside when they blossomed in the spring.

Chuck stated, “I like the idea of planting daffodils because the bulbs multiply each year, and the project is long-lasting for future generations to enjoy what we are doing now.”

“Daffodils require low to no maintenance,” added Denise Sezack, Bucks Beautiful’s Executive Director. “Once the bulbs are planted they make their own food and store it for the next year, so they virtually take care of themselves with occasional fertilization necessary in certain areas.”

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Bucks Beautiful keeps the county looking good

Bucks Beautiful was founded in 1990 by Robert and Joyce Byers and Jack and Carol McCaughan to enhance the world fame of Bucks County by promoting gardens in communities, towns, along roads, business premises and private homes.

Bucks Beautiful is a countywide organization that makes a difference to the residents of Bucks County and the economic viability of the local businesses by developing gardens and community enhancements that make Bucks County a more attractive place to live and more inviting to tourists.

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