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American Daffodil Society 2018 National Show and Convention


Apr 6, 2018 to Apr 7, 2018
01:00 PM until 04:00 PM


The Middle Tennessee Daffodil Society is celebrating its 60th Anniversary by proudly hosting the American Daffodil Society 2018 National Show and Convention.  Both events will run concurrently at the newly renovated Franklin Marriott Cool Springs located in Franklin, TN from Thursday, April 5 thru Sunday, April 8, 2018.  Interested gardeners, at all levels, are encouraged to attend two free informative sessions Thursday afternoon.  Brent Heath of Brent & Becky’s Bulbs will provide an introduction to the wide variety of shapes and colors of daffodils.  Michael Berrigan, President of ADS, will demonstrate the basics of choosing and preparing blooms to enter in the Daffodil Show.  The daffodil show will be "Open to the Public" Friday afternoon and all day Saturday.  Over 4000 blooms are expected to be on display.  Convention attendees will also be able to hear and meet several internationally recognized daffodil experts and participate in numerous public and private garden tours.  For more information visit or contact Becky Fox Matthews at


Free for show


View map Franklin Marriott Cool Springs
700 Cool Springs Blvd
Franklin, TN

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Middle Tennessee Daffodil Society



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Becky Fox Matthews

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