Rose Study Garden at Cheekwood – as of August 30, 2021

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.

The Rose Study Garden at Cheekwood is at full bloom. The new photos in the slide show illustrate the diversity of the garden, including an 1888 polyantha, a beautiful red shrub rose, a yellow blend miniature, and a highly rated hybrid tea.

This photo gallery is as of August 30, 2021 (thanks to Bob Bowen for the new photos).

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A Year in the Cheekwood Rose Study Garden as of Dec. 7, 2020

Enjoy our gallery of the Cheekwood Rose Study Garden as it evolved in 2020 from being sheltered in place, to its summer-time peak and on into being but to bed for the winter. This gallery is as of November 9, 2020.

Photos by NRS Rose Study Garden Manager, Bob Bowen.
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The Nashville Rose Society + Cheekwood Estate and Botanical Gardens

A Partnership in Education

By Jill Garabedian

 

The Rose Study Garden at Cheekwood in full bloom.
After many years of Nashville Rose Society meetings being held at Cheekwood, Ron Daniels, current Co-President of the NRS, wondered why there was not a rose garden on the grounds. Since one of the Nashville Rose Society priorities is rose education and a core value at Cheekwood is botanical education, it seemed a natural fit to have a study garden on site. Continue reading “The Nashville Rose Society + Cheekwood Estate and Botanical Gardens”