Vendor Night will be held from 6:00 – 8:00 PM on Tuesday, April 2, 2019, in Botanic Hall at Cheekwood. This annual event is a chance for you to pre-order rose growing supplies and have them delivered at the April meeting. PLUS – it is a major fund raiser for NRS.
Download and complete the following order forms (Word or PDF) and email or USPS mail by March 20th to:
by Ron Daniels, President – Nashville Rose Society, Master Rosarian, Master Gardner
As I look back on my experiences with growing roses for the last 28 years, I remember who introduced me to the love of roses and was kind enough to mentor me. This fine gentleman was John Curtis, or as NRS members referred to him, “The Rose Farmer”. He earned that name because of his commitment to organic methods of growing roses. Continue reading “Mentors Matter”
On Wednesday, October, 24, we took our dogs, Annie and Lindy, for another boarding experience at Greystone and drove to the airport to fly to San Diego for my last ARS Board of Directors meeting as our Tenarky District Director. The three years in this position have flown by and have kept me very very busy with rose events, activities, meetings, local society visits, district and national conventions, ARS committee work, and lots of traveling, but I have enjoyed the experience and made many many new rose friends from across the country. Continue reading “ARS National Convention and Rose Show in San Diego”
The Wilson County Fair is recognized by many as the state’s biggest and best fair, drawing more than 450,000 people nine of the last 10 years. This year’s fair was held August 17-25, 2018, and included a Rose Show. This year’s fair, open to Wilson County residents and Nashville Rose Society members, had more entries than any show in the past.
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.
The Nashville Rose Rose Society held the annual Grand Prix Rose Show at Cheekwood on Sunday, September 9, 2018. The Grand Prix is an in-house rose show and a perfect opportunity for new members to learn how to exhibit roses. Continue reading “2018 NRS Grand Prix Rose Show Results”