Bedford Ramblings
Steve Mills

Do we have any daffodil experts?

Posted Wednesday, March 28, 2018, at 7:07 PM
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  • Passing along this news release:

    "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 http://daffodilusa.org or contact Becky Fox Matthews at becky@lostfrogs.com."

    -- Posted by jcarney on Tue, Apr 3, 2018, at 3:08 PM
  • Thanks John. Considering how many of our local blooms have come and gone, I wonder how they time these for the show? Maybe a combination of cold and light control.

    -- Posted by stevemills on Wed, Apr 4, 2018, at 11:29 AM
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