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”
The Nashville Rose Society Will Hold Its Annual Rose Show
September 22 & 23, 2018 at Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee
The Nashville Rose Society will hold its Annual Rose Show on September 22 & 23, 2018 at Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee. Admission is FREE to the public from 1:00 to 4:30 PM on Saturday September 22nd and from 11:00 AM to 4:30 PM on Sunday September 23rd. Parking is also FREE.
The Grand Prix is a rose show that is held at a regular NRS meeting. Its purpose is to give members a chance to learn about, and practice, exhibiting roses.
The 2018 Grand Prix will be held on Sunday, September 9, 2018 in the Cheekwood Botanic Hall meeting room. A grooming room will be open at 1pm. Experienced exhibitors will be there to help anyone needing help in grooming their roses.
Larry & Connie Baird and Gene Meyer will speak about showing our roses. Connie will tell us how to enter our arrangements.
Click here for the show schedule and instructions.
“Basics of Growing Roses” seminars will be held on Saturday and on Sunday at 2:00 pm. The seminar on Saturday will be presented by Ron Daniels, ARS Consulting Rosarian. Sunday’s seminar will be presented by Marty Reich, ARS Master Rosarian. The seminars are free to the public.
Parking is free in the Curb Garage, which is Building #27 off of Bernard Ave. Click here for a map of the Belmont Campus.
Click here for the rose show schedule in pdf format.
The Nashville Rose Society hosted Cheekwood’s Tuesday for Tots on May 8, 2018. Tuesdays for Tots are special art and garden adventures for toddlers every Tuesday morning between 10:00 am – 12:00 pm at Cheekwood Estates & Gardens.