Join us at our monthly meetings!

The Nashville Rose Society serves all of Middle Tennessee by sharing knowledge and information about our national flower, the rose. Through a monthly newsletter and meetings that feature regional and nationally recognized speakers, we bring you advice and instruction geared to growing roses in the specific soil and climatic conditions of this area.

Monthly meetings, unless otherwise noted, are held at Cheekwood Botanic Hall/Visitor Services Building at the Cheekwood Botanical Garden and Museum of Art on the first Sunday of the month. 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. Click here for directions to Cheekwood Botanical Gardens.

Listen to Chris VanCleave's RoseChat broadcast with our own member, Nancy Jones. Nancy shares an inspirational story about how to know when to pull in our thorns. Click here for the podcast page, then click the Play button.

Upcoming Events


For all scheduled Meetings & Events, click here.

June 5 - Monthly Meeting

2:00 - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Logan Shillinglaw, Rosemania
Logan will discuss the products sold on his website. The session will be held in the Rose Study Garden, if weather permits.

July 3 - Monthly Meeting

2:00 - 5:00 PM
Susan Johnson, Metro Floral Wholesale
"The Floral Business and Arrangements with Roses"

August 7 - Monthly Meeting

2:00 - 5:00 PM TBA

Rose Study Garden
in Partnership with
Cheekwood Botanical Gardens

Building the Garden

Cheekwood slides

Click here to read more about the Rose Study Garden and to see more photos.

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Join Chris VanCleave each Saturday at 9:30 am for Rose Chat Radio. The broadcast can be listened to online at Blog Talk Radio by clicking here.