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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, and attend informative meetings!

MTDS Membership Form


MTDS Fall Meeting and Bulb Swap
Sunday, October 11, 2:00 pm

Potter Room, Cheekwood Botanical Garden, Nashville TN

All members who attend receive FREE DAFFODIL BULBS!



Become a fan of Middle Tennessee Daffodil Society on FACEBOOK!

to keep informed of meetings, shows,
daffodil digs and bulb cleaning parties!

For more information contact Becky Fox Matthews or Anne Owen



A few photos from the 2014
Middle Tennessee Daffodil Society

'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

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

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


A few photos from the 2011
Middle Tennessee Daffodil Society



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