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Middle Tennessee Daffodil Society
Established April 5, 1958
  

The Middle Tennessee Daffodil Society (MTDS) is a plant society
based in the Nashville and middle Tennessee area.

MTDS is dedicated to promoting the appreciation and cultivation of daffodils.
Membership is open to anyone anywhere who would like to join.


Join MTDS!


Don't miss opportunities to meet new daffodil and gardening friends,
assist with local daffodil digs, bulb cleaning and sorting parties
(opportunities to learn about daffodils and to earn free bulbs),
join in on group bulb orders, attend informative meetings
and participate in the annual fall bulb swap!

Click Here for the MTDS Membership Form


MTDS Show bench

ADS 2018 logo of guitar with daffodils

ADS 2018 Music City

MTDS will host the 2018 American Daffodil Convention and Show in Franklin, TN, April 5 - 8, 2018 at the Cool Springs Marriott. Don't miss your opportunity to attend an ADS Convention close to home!

Visit 2018 ADS National Convention for more details!

THANK YOU to our Generous 2018 Convention Sponsors!

Silver Sponsors
The RAD Trust, Trey Smith and Anonymous



The RAD Trust logo Trey Smith - The Family Tree












In-kind support from Flower Magazine and Gibbs Gardens

Flower magazine logo


Gibbs Gardens


Friends sponsorships from
Cheekwood Estate and Gardens

Mid-South Daffodil Society

Plant Health Services of Nashville

FTB Advisors

Georgia Daffodil Society


The Georgia Daffodil Society for Memorials for
John Lipscomb and for Betty Hartzog

Molly and Kennon Hampton for Honorariums
to Becky Fox Matthews, Susan Basham
and Harold Koopowitz

The Middle Tennessee Daffodil Society for Honorariums
to Dick Frank, Sara Van Beck, Fredrica Lawlor, Nancy Tackett, Ben Blake, Mary Lou Gripshover, and Michael Berrigan

 

 

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JOIN MTDS NOW
to keep informed of meetings, shows,
daffodil digs, bulb cleaning parties and bulb swaps!

 


For more information contact Becky Fox Matthews or Anne Owen

 

Click here to see the Single Stem Winners from the 2017 SE Regional Show in Nashville

Click here to see Collection Winners from the 2017 SE Regional Show in Nashville

Click here to see more photos from the 2017 SE Regional Show in Nashville

 

A few photos from the 2015
Middle Tennessee Daffodil Society
SPRING DAFFODIL SHOW

Phil's Gift

'Phil's Gift' Gold Ribbon winner (Best Standard in Show) exhibited by Jeff and Jennifer Harvey

Englander

Englander 6 Y-Y Miniature White (Vase of 3) and Gold (top flower) exhibited by Becky Fox Matthews

Hot Gossip

'Hot Gossip' White Ribbon winner (Best Vase of Three) exhibited by Greg Freeman

Best Design 2016

Best of Show Artistic Design winner exhibited by Pam Braun

Biometrics Best Int.

'Biometrics' Best Intermdiate winner exhibited by Pam Braun

Sweetness

'Sweetness' 7 Y-Y Best Youth Bloom exhibited by Allie Grace Osborn

 

 

 

A few photos from the 2014
Middle Tennessee Daffodil Society
SPRING DAFFODIL SHOW

'Rapture' gold ribbon winner

'Rapture' Gold Ribbon winner (Best Standard in Show) exhibited by Michael and Lisa Kuduk

Keira KB 11/2001 6 Y-Y mini gold ribbon winner (upper left)

Keira KB 11/2001 6 Y-Y Miniature Gold Ribbon winner (upper left flower) exhibited by Becky Fox Matthews

'New Penny' white ribbon winner

'New Penny' White Ribbon winner (Best Vase of Three) exhibited by Jeff and Jennifer Harvey

'Minnow' mini white ribbon winner

'Minnow' Miniature White Ribbon winner exhibited by Bonnie Campbell

'Barrett Browning' Youth ribbon winner

'Barrett Browning' Youth Ribbon winner exhibited by Helen Rieke

Best Artistic Design winner

Best of Show in Artistic Design "Moon River" exhibited by Jeff Harvey

 

A few photos from the 2013
Middle Tennessee Daffodil Society
SPRING DAFFODIL SHOW

Anne Cain (left) with her Gold Ribbon winning Best Standard in Show 'Marieke';
Helen Rieke (right) with her Best Youth Bloom 'Barrett Browning'
Above photographs by Tom Stettner courtesy of http://www.daffnet.org.

Susan Basham (left) staging daffodils for the show; Carol Smith (right) helping with show tear-down

Andrew Buhler, Jr. and Susan Basham (left) assisting with show tear-down; Anne Cain's (right) gorgeous arrangement for the lobby

Tom Stettner photographing the show

 

A few photos from the 2012
Middle Tennessee Daffodil Society
SPRING DAFFODIL SHOW

 

A few photos from the 2011
Middle Tennessee Daffodil Society
SPRING DAFFODIL SHOW

 



 


Anne Owen and Anne Layman Wires staffing the MTDS booth
at the Nolensville, TN Buttercup Festival on Saturday, April 10, 2010.
Andrew Buhler and Becky Fox Matthews also talked to visitors about buttercups (AKA daffodils)

 


Tennessee and Georgia daffodil folks relax after the 2010 show is judged at Cheekwood.



 

Activities of the MTDS include fall and spring membership meetings,
an annual daffodil show, a fall bulb exchange and newsletters. 

MTDS members work with staff at Cheekwood Botanical Garden,
an American Daffodil Society approved Display Garden,
to maintain and improve the Hardison Daffodil collection.


For General Information or Questions about

the Middle Tennessee Daffodil Society

Email: MTDS Information

 

Thanks to the American Daffodil Society

for hosting this website!

American Daffodil Society

 

For more information about daffodils, visit the website of the American Daffodil Society

Daffnet -- the ADS web-based daffodil forum (searchable discussions of all things daffodils!)

Daffseek -- the ADS online searchable daffodil photo database

Dafflibrary -- the ADS online searchable library of Daffodil Journals, books, articles, etc.

Join the American Daffodil Society

A special thanks to Amanda McKinney
for being the first Webmaster for the MTDS website!

Contact the Current Webmaster