June 2 – NRS Spring Grand Prix Rose Show

2018 NRS Grand Prix winners table
2018 NRS Grand Prix winners table
Once again, NRS members Martha and Keith Garman are hosting the 2019 Spring Grand Prix Rose Show. 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.

The 2019 Spring Grand Prix Rose Show will be held during our regularly scheduled monthly meeting on Sunday, June 2, 2019, in the Potter Room at Cheekwood. A grooming room will be set up at 1:00pm; all entries must be submitted by 2:00pm to allow time for judging and tabulating results.
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Tuesday for Tots at Cheekwood – Almost 150 Tots and Adults Participated

Paper doily flowers
On Tuesday April 9th, 2019, the Nashville Rose Society partnered with Cheekwood Estate & Gardens in their Tuesdays for Tots program. Tuesdays for Tots provides art and garden adventures for toddlers. On April 9, NRS, led by Lani Rossmann treated the tots to two activities associated with flowers – “Paper Plate Garden” and “Paper Doily Flowers”.

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May 18 – Bowling Green Rose Show, 1:00 – 4:00pm

The 2019 Bowling Green Rose Society Rose Show is on May 18, 2019, from 1:00 to 4:00 pm. The show will be held at the American Legion Building, Dishman Lane, Bowling Green, KY 42101.

BGRS invites all Nashville Rose Society members to come and exhibit at the show! Entries may be made from 7-10 am. We are a small show and would love to have exhibitors from NRS!

Click here for our Rose Show Schedule.

For more information, visit the Bowling Green Rose Society website at http://www.bowlinggreenrosesociety.org/.

Free to the Public!

ARS National Convention and Rose Show in San Diego


by Mary Ann Hext, Consulting Rosarian

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.
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One of the World’s Leading Breeders of Roses to Speak at Belmont University

For Immediate Release
September 26, 2018

Christian Bedard, Research Director and Licensing Manager, Weeks Roses
On October 21, 2018, Christian Bedard, one of the foremost breeders of roses in the world, will speak at Belmont University at an event hosted by the Nashville Rose Society. The event will be held from 2:00-5:00 p.m. in the Frist Lecture Hall, which is located in the Gordon E. Inman Center atBelmont University, 1515 Wedgewood Ave, Nashville, TN 37212. Parking and admission to the event are both FREE to the public.
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