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The Nashville Rose Society serves all of Middle Tennessee by sharing knowledge and information about our national flower, the rose. Through a monthly newsletter and meetings that feature regional and nationally recognized speakers, we bring you advice and instruction geared to growing roses in the specific soil and climatic conditions of this area. For all scheduled Meetings & Events, click here.


NRS on Talk of the Town

Talk of the Town, on NewsChannel5 Network, filmed an episode at the Cheekwood Rose Study Garden.  The show was aired on Friday, September 21, 2018, featuring the Nashville Rose Show being held at Belmont College the weekend of September 22-23.

Tuwanda Coleman, of NewsChannel5 Network, interviewed Ron Daniels, President of NRS, John Hannah, NRS Rose Study Garden Manager, and Mary Weber, Horticulture Grounds Manager at Cheekwood.

See the video of the Talk of the Town episode here.

 


Upcoming Meeting and Events

Monthly meetings, unless otherwise noted, are held at Cheekwood Botanic Hall in the Visitor Services Building on the first Sunday of the month, usually from 2:00 – 4:00pm. For all scheduled Meetings & Events, and a calendar of all events, click here.

September 22-23 – The Nashville Rose Society 2018 Rose Show

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Arrangement by Sara Jo Gill with ‘Hot Princess’ roses – Best of Show and ARS Royalty Award at the 2017 Nashville Rose Society Rose Show – Photo by Sara Jo Gill

The Nashville Rose Society 2018 Rose Show will be held on Saturday, September 22 (1 pm-4:30 pm), and Sunday, September 23 (11 am-4:30 pm). The Show will be held at the Belmont University Gabhart Student Center, 2002 Belmont Blvd., Nashville, Tennessee.

“Basics of Growing Roses” seminars will be held on Saturday and on Sunday at 2:00 pm. The seminar on Saturday will be presented by Ron Daniels, ARS Consulting Rosarian. Sunday’s seminar will be presented by Marty Reich, ARS Master Rosarian. The seminars are free to the public.

Parking is free in the Curb Garage, which is Building #27 off of Bernard Ave. Click here for a map of the Belmont Campus.

Click here for the rose show schedule in pdf format.


October 21 – Christian Bedard, Hybridizer at Weeks Roses

Note new date and place!

The October monthly meeting will be held on Sunday, October 21 (not October 7).

Christian Bedard, Research Director and Licensing Manager at Weeks Roses, will speak, so mark your calendars. The program will be a must-see.

Christian is the recipient of the American Rose Society’s up & coming rosarians award, ARS Rising Stars, for outstanding achievement in the promotion of the culture and appreciation of the rose. Chick here to read the article from AMERICAN ROSE, January/February 2018.

Click here to see the list of roses that Christian has hybridized at Weeks Roses, either individually or jointly.

The meeting will be held at the Frist Lecture Hall at Belmont University, 1515 Wedgewood Ave, Nashville, TN 37212, just off Wedgewood Avenue. The Frist Lecture Hall is in the Inman Center, which is Building #6 on the Belmont campus map.


November 4 – David Cook of the UT Extension Service

David Cook of the UT Extension Service in Davidson County, known fondly as “The Bug Man”, will speak about insects. The meeting will be held in the Potter Room at the Cheekwood Visitor Center.


December 3 – NRS Christmas Party, 6:00pm – 8:00pm

The Nashville Rose Society Annual Christmas Party will be held in the Frist Lecture Hall at Belmont University, 1515 Wedgewood Ave, Nashville, TN 37212, just off Wedgewood Avenue. The Frist Lecture Hall is in the Inman Center, which is Building #6 on the Belmont campus map.

Stay tuned for more information!



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