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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.


The Winners of the 2018 NRS Rose Show are IN!

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Sara Jo Gill won Queen of Show with Louise Estes HT rose.
The Nashville Rose Society 2018 Rose Show was held on Saturday, September 22, and Sunday, September 23, at the Belmont University Gabhart Student Center, 2002 Belmont Blvd., Nashville, Tennessee, and the winners have been announced!

Queen of Show – Louise Estes by Sara Jo Gill
King of Show – Crescendo by Jill Garabedian
Princess of Show – Affirm by Bill & Jill Chappell

 

See the full article with results 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.

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 Gordon E. Inman Center, which is Building #6 on the Belmont campus map.

Click here for the press release announcing this event.


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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