My Roses are Hungry!

by Ron Daniels, Nashville Rose Society
Growing Zone 7

Featured in Roses & You, American Rose Society Member Newsletter


Like all other flowering plants, roses need food in order to grow and bloom successfully. Roses however are heavy feeders. They have greater nutritional needs than many plants. They only get small quantities from existing soil therefore extra fertilizing is essential if you want your roses to perform at their best. For best results, fertilize at the right time, in the right amounts and with the right formulations, which I refer to as “the three R’s”!

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Hewitt Garden & Design Center to Hold “Rose Appreciation Day” on May 5

Hewitt rose inventory Hewitt Garden & Design Center in Franklin TN, in partnership with the Nashville Rose Society, will be holding their first ever “Rose Appreciation Day” on Saturday, May 5, 2018, (rescheduled from Saturday April 21, 2018), featuring free workshops on how to grow roses, free donuts, door prizes and special discounts on roses and rose supplies. Hewitt Garden & Design Center is located at 2525 Hillsboro Rd, Franklin, TN 37069.

Nashville Rose Society ARS Honor Medal Winners

The following members of the Nashville Rose Society are recipients of the American Rose Society Honor Medal for Outstanding Service to a Local Society. Such awards recognize sustained lifetime achievement by an individual or couple in devoting and focusing their talents and expertise to the promotion of the objectives and mission of the ARS or a District of the ARS.
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