Monthly meetings, unless otherwise noted, are held at Cheekwood Botanic Hall in the Visitor Services Building on the first Sunday of the month, usually from 2:00 – 4:00pm. The meetings are free to guests, as is admission to Cheekwood for meetings. Simply tell the gate attendant that you are there for the Nashville Rose Society meeting. Cheekwood Botanical Gardens are located at 1200 Forrest Park Dr, Nashville, TN 37205. Click here for a map.
Ron Daniels, NRS Co-President, will present the spring time tasks for growing and caring for roses, including location of beds, building the beds, amending the soil, water requirements, and checking pH. Once you are ready to plant, how should you select the type of rose to buy? Find out at the February meeting!
The meeting will be held from 2:00 – 4:00 in the Potter Room at Cheekwood.
Tenarky District Mid-Winter Meeting will be held February 15-17, 2019, at the Franklin Marriott Cool Springs, 700 Cool Springs Blvd, Franklin, TN 37067, phone # 615-261-6134.
Click here to book your room at the special group rate of $134 per night for the Tenarky District of the American Rose Society.
Visit the Tenarky website for the registration form and detailed information on the agenda, speaker bios, rose photography contest, list of roses for the fundraiser, and the Consulting Rosarian application and reference forms.
For those planning to take the CR test, the application form should be sent to Richard Anthony prior to January 16, 2019.
Changing Times, Changing Gardens
Tennessee’s largest and most popular gardening event will return February 28 – March 3, 2019, at The Fairgrounds Nashville.
The Nashville Rose Society will conduct a workshop on “growing beautiful, healthy roses”. More detailed information to come.
Visit www.nashvillelawnandgardenshow.com for more information.
The meeting will be held from 2:00 – 4:00 pm in the Potter Room at Cheekwood.
Vendor Night will be held from 6:00 – 8:00 PM in Botanic Hall at Cheekwood.
Stay tuned for a list of participating vendors and the list of roses that will be for sale at very good prices!
“Cheekwood in Bloom” is March 9 – April 7, 2019. Visit the gardens to see more than 150,000 blooming bulbs.
On Saturday, April 6, “Spring Essentials for Growing Healthy Roses” will be held in partnership with the Nashville Rose Society in the Potter Room.
Admission or membership to Cheekwood is required to attend the event. For more information on “Cheekwood in Bloom”, visit the Cheekwood website.
For a list of past meetings and events, click here.