Midwest Daffodil Society
2024 Show Schedule Home Page

This page was edited on March 22, 2024.

This year's show will be held at the Chicago Botanic Garden on April 27-28.

> The MIDWEST DAFFODIL SOCIETY seeks to promote and encourage the growing and scientific study of the Daffodil, and to foster and stimulate public interest by
  • having daffodil shows and sales
  • encouraging the visitation of gardens of members
  • having planned garden trips
  • holding any other event which will create greater interest in daffodils.
  • Peeping Tom
    Send an email to the Midwest Daffodil Society : here
    Ask us a question or request a callback.

    We often meet at the Chicago Botanic Garden and our show and sale dates are usually posted on their calendar and on this page.

    Cover illustration for the 2024 Show Schedule, by Rebecca Brown Ezell.

    The Show Schedule in PDF format will be posted "soon".
    Last year's is here. and this year's will be similar. Use it for early preparations.

    There's not a formal Photography Division this year, but with the apparent early season for 2024 you may be able to get some good new shots in time for the Show. Or, bring some good daffodil photos from past years. We'll put up a good display.
    See the following rules from an earlier year in the show schedule or on the following pages:

    The 2024 Photography Division Rules will be similar to previous ones: here.
    An award will be given for the best photo submitted.

    The Horticultural Division Rules are included in the Show Schedule.

    Following are links to documents which may be of interest to growers and showers of daffodils.
    If you are planning on buying bulbs or entering a show, check these:

    Growing Daffodils in the Midwest here.

    An article from The Daffodil Journal telling how to Get Ready for a show is here.

    How to keep your picked blooms fresh in a refrigerator is covered here.

    A one pager for newbies to daffodil shows is here.

    The 2024 Artistic Design Rules are here.
    A document by member Lindalee Stuckey about designing with daffodils is available here.

    This year's Fall 2024 Bulb Sale will be in October. Stay tuned on this website.

    facebook See our Facebook page for more information and to view many photos from our past shows and American Daffodil Society shows here.

    Download a sample PDF copy of the schedule booklet from 2017 as an example for our show on April 27-28, 2024.
    This version was for printing back to back and assembling to make a booklet. Follow the page numbers to use it if you don't assemble the booklet.

    This website is hosted by the American Daffodil Society for the Midwest Daffodil Society. Our thanks to them, and here's our request to you: check their website at DaffodilUSA.org. Then, consider joining the American Daffodil Society.

    View or take part in the worldwide ongoing conversation about daffodils at Daffnet.org. You may go directly to Daffnet here.

    This website is intentionally kept to minimum information. Go here for much more information about daffodils.