Meetings & Events

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.

August 5 – Mona Hitch, Tower Gardening

Mona Hitch is a Master Gardener, a Certified Health Coach and co-owner, with husband Dan, of Tennessee Urban Farm in Springfield, TN. Mona will discuss how the Farm uses Tower Gardens®, an eco-friendly vertical aeroponic growing system that produces fresh vegetables year-round using less than 10% of the water and space of traditional gardens.

September 9 – NRS Grand Prix Rose Show

Note new date and place!


The Nashville Rose Society Grand Prix will be held in Botanic Hall in the Visitor Center at Cheekwood. The Grand Prix is an in-house rose show and a perfect opportunity for new members to learn how to exhibit roses. Start now to get your roses ready to produce award-winning blooms by September. Keep up your maintenance schedule – water, feed and spray! Bring your roses to the meeting!

July 2018

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  • David Clemons, Throroughbred Roses hybridizer
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  • Middle Tennessee Iris Society Annual Iris Rhizome Sale
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For a list of past meetings and events, click here.