The Rose Study Garden at Cheekwood has a two-fold purpose: provide a beautiful garden of roses for Cheekwood visitors to enjoy, but primarily to function as a teaching garden for new and experienced rosarians.
This photo gallery is as of October 11, 2021. Cheekwood is full of fall color and the Rose Study Garden at Cheekwood is in full bloom. The bees were working hard in the Garden – bumble bees, honey bees and sweat bees. Hover over the bee and click to zoom in.
by Mary Ann Hext, Master Rosarian
Reprinted with Permission from the Bowling Green Rose Society newsletter, Rosebuds
“Cream City Roses” was the theme of this year’s ARS National Convention in Milwaukee September 9-14. My husband, Gary, and I drove part of the way on Thursday, so we could arrive in time on Friday for the tour available to attendees of the Pfister Hotel built in 1893. We chose to stay in the original part of the hotel which houses the largest Victorian art collection of any hotel in the world rather than the 23-story tower added in the 1960s. Our room was a suite looking out to other historic buildings and one floor below the rose show and meeting rooms which was very convenient. Marty Reich, Nancy Jones, and Lori Emery met us in Milwaukee at the show. Continue reading “2021 ARS National Convention & Rose Show”
The Nashville Rose Society 2021 Music City Rose Show was held on Saturday, September 25, and Sunday, September 26, at the Belmont University Gabhart Student Center, 2002 Belmont Blvd., Nashville, Tennessee.
The Nashville Rose Society 2021 Fall Grand Prix Rose Show was held during our regularly scheduled monthly meeting on Sunday, September 12, 2021, in the Potter Room at Cheekwood. The Grand Prix is a rose show that is held at a regular NRS meeting and its purpose is to give members a chance to learn about and practice exhibiting roses.
Thanks to NRS member Gene Meyer for coordinating the event and for serving as judge.