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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 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

 

MTDS member Anne Owen won the Wells Knieram Award
for the Best Photo in the Photography Show in the

Visionary Venture logo

Sponsored by the American Daffodil Society
with her photograph "Ceylon Large and Small"
made by photographing a Ceylon bloom
through water drops on Salsify seed wisp.

Ceylon Large and Small


Congratulations, Annie!

Line of daffodil blooms




Middle Tennessee Daffodil Society

Spreading the love and knowledge of daffodils
in Middle Tennessee for more than 60 years!


Organized April 5, 1958

ADS 2018 logo of guitar with daffodils


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.

 

All of these webpages are provided by the American Daffodil Society FREE to the public:

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.

DaffTube -- presentations related to daffodils: PDF files of “slide” programs, videos and other media


Join the American Daffodil Society

 

line of daffodils


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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

 

A line of daffodils

 

Click here to see the 2019 Middle TN Daffodil Society Show Photos

Click here to see the 2018 ADS National Music City Show Photos

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

Biometrics Best Int.

'Biometrics' Best Intermdiate winner exhibited by Pam Braun

 

 

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.


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

Contact the Current Webmaster