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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.

2019 Nashville Rose Society Executive Committee Announced

2019_Exec_BoardThe 2019 Executive Committee of the Nashville Rose Society was announced by Ron Daniels, NRS President, at the December 3, 2018, meeting and Christmas dinner.

Click here to see the members of the Executive Committee.

2018 Nashville Rose Society Awards

The Nashville Rose Society presented 2018 awards to members for outstanding service at the Christmas dinner held on December 3 at Belmont University.

See the award recipients 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.

February 3 – Ron Daniels, “Growing and Caring for Roses – Part 1”

Ron Daniels, NRS Co-President, will present the spring time tasks for growing and caring for roses, including location of beds, building the beds, amending the soil, water requirements, and checking pH.  Once you are ready to plant, how should you select the type of rose to buy? Find out at the February meeting!

The meeting will be held from 2:00 – 4:00 in the Potter Room at Cheekwood.

February 15-17 – Tenarky District Mid-Winter Meeting

National Roses EmblemTenarky District Mid-Winter Meeting will be held February 15-17, 2019, at the Franklin Marriott Cool Springs, 700 Cool Springs Blvd, Franklin, TN 37067, phone # 615-261-6134.

Click here to book your room at the special group rate of $134 per night for the Tenarky District of the American Rose Society.

Visit the Tenarky website for the registration form and detailed information on the agenda, speaker bios, rose photography contest, list of roses for the fundraiser, and the Consulting Rosarian application and reference forms.

For those planning to take the CR test, the application form should be sent to Richard Anthony prior to January 16, 2019.

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