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.
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.