An army of volunteers is trying to break a World record at Lowther Castle, near Penrith.
Around five hundred hardy souls, aged from two to 85, signed up to help plant 100,000 daffodil bulbs.
If they succeed it will be the most daffodil bulbs planted in one go.
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