Meeting Information 2016-2017

The Texas Daffodil Society normally meets at North Haven Gardens, 7700 Northaven Rd, Dallas, TX

We need volunteers to make meeting reminder phone calls and bring food and drinks. If you can help, please contact Karla McKenzie or Mary Ann Moreland to sign up.

2016-17 Meeting Dates

Wednesday, April 12, 2017, at La Madeline - Back Room (NE Corner Preston and Forest, Dallas, TX),  11:30, Program: 12:00 - "Daffodils That Wow Your Garden - Blue Ribbon Winners" by Karla McKenzie. Planning meeting for Fall Bulb Sale and Conference for September with Texas Discovery Gardens' Fall Plant Sale. Dues collected at this meeting.

Friday, March 3, 2017 and Saturday, March 4, 2017 - ADS Judge School III ($20), Refresher ($3). Concurrent with TDS Show. For info, contact Mary Ann Moreland 214-801-6777

Friday, March 3, 2017 - TDS hosts American Daffodil Show at the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden. For info, click here. Contact Karla McKenzie 972-333-4337, or Mary Ann Moreland 214-801-6777

Wednesday, February 8, 2017, North Haven Gardens, Program: 1:00 - "Pulling Collections to Show" by Rodney Armstrong, and "How to Read a Schedule" by Mary Ann Moreland. Flower show details and assignments for Judging Panels, Student Judges, and Clerks will be assigned. ADS due to be paid at this meeting. Seeking volunteers to set up 2017 ADS Show 3-2-17, 1-4PM

Wednesday, January 11, 2017, North Haven Gardens, Program: 1:00 - "Pests and Diseases" by Mary Ann Moreland & Keith Kridler. Show Schedules to be picked up at this meeting.

Wednesday, November 8, 2016, North Haven Gardens, Program: 1:00 - "The World Daffodil Convention" by Keith Kridler. Purchase Daffodils and 2017 Test Bulbs at this meeting.

Wednesday, October 9, 2016, North Haven Gardens, Program: 1:00 - "Spring Flowering Bulbs for Southern Gardens" by Brent Heath of Brent and Becky's Bulbs. Small business meeting to follow. Pick up yearbooks at this meeting.

Past Meetings:

Wednesday, May 11, 2016, at La Madeline (Preston and Forest, Dallas, TX), Buy your own lunch: 11:30, Program: 12:00 - "Daffodils That Wow Your Garden" and planning meeting - Karla McKenzie. Dues collected at this meeting.

Saturday, March 12, 2016 and Sunday, March 13, 2016 - ADS Judge School II. Concurrent with TDS Show. For info, contact Mary Ann Moreland, 214-801-6777

Saturday, March 12, 2016 - TDS Daffodil Show at the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden. For info, click here. Contact Rodney Armstrong: 972-517-2218, rla1944@verizon.net

Wednesday, February 10, 2016, Refreshments: 12:30, Program: 1:00 - "Selecting the Perfect Bloom - How to Select, Cut, Label, and Transport Your Blooms" - ADS Judges

Wednesday, January 13, 2016, Refreshments: 12:30, Program: 1:00 - "Daffodils and More - Both Sides of the Pond" - Ted Snazell, Ph. D.

Wednesday, November 18, 2015, Refreshments: 12:30, Program: 1:00 - "Choosing Daffodils for Collections" - Keith Kridler, ADS Judge and Instructor, Master Gardener, and Grower. Daffodil purchase/pick-up. 2016 TDS test bulbs available

Saturday, March 14, 2015 and Sunday, March 15, 2015 - Judge School I. For info, contact Mary Ann Moreland

Friday, March 13, 2015 - TDS Daffodil Show at the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden. For info, click here. Contact Rodney Armstrong: 972-51-2218, rla1944@verizon.net

Wednesday, February 11, 2015 - Refreshments: 11:30, Program: 12:00 - "Workshop - Getting ready for the Spring Show" - Grooming Daffodils for the Spring Show. Horticulture, Photography and Design

Friday, January 14, 2015 - Refreshments: 11:30, Program: 12:00 - "Fun With Daffodil Collections" by Mary Ann Moreland. 

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 - Refreshments: 11:30, Program: 12:00 "History of Daffodils to the USA" by Keith Kridler. Pick up your daffodils and yearbook at this meeting!

Friday, October 8, 2014 - Refreshments: 11:30, Program: 12:00 "Growing Daffodils - Potting and Forcing Blooms" by Glenda Brogoitti. Container Workshop after the meeting: Bring your own unique container, or purchase a 10"-12" terra cotta container and daffodils to pot for Show, or Paper Whites for holidays. Potting soil and coffee filters will be provided.

Friday, May 2, 2014 - Refreshments: 11:30, Program: 12:00 "Daffodils That Win!" TDS Flower Show Results and Critiques, by Karla McKenzie. Business: Plan for Fall bulb sale at Texas Discovery Gardens. Collection of 2014-2015 TDS Dues.

Friday, March 7, 2014 - TDS Daffodil Show at the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden. For info, click here. Contact Rodney Armstrong: 972-51-2218, rla1944@verizon.net

Friday, February 7, 2014 - Refreshments: 11:30, Program: 12:00 - "Selecting the Perfect Bloom" - Grooming Daffodils for the Spring Show. 

Friday, January 10, 2014 - Refreshments: 11:30, Program: 12:00 - "Daffodil Show Judging Criteria" - Getting ready for the Spring Show. 

Friday, November 1, 2013 - Refreshments: 11:30, Program: 12:00 "Blue (Show) Ribbon Daffodils" - Best historic daffodils for our region.

Friday, October 4, 2013 - Refreshments: 11:30, Program: 12:00 "Let's Grow Daffodils." Container Workshop after the meeting: Bring your own unique container, or purchase a 10"-12" terra cotta container and daffodils to pot for Show, or Paper Whites for holidays.  Potting soil and coffee filters will be provided.