2017 Meetings & Events

Monthly meetings, unless otherwise noted, are held at Cheekwood Botanic Hall 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.

March 2-5 - Nashville Lawn & Garden Show

Visit the Nashville Rose Society Booth at the Gardens of the Future to be held at The Fairgrounds Nashville (previously known as Tennessee State Fairgrounds)

Show times are: Thursday - Saturday, 10a.m. - 8p.m.; Sunday 10a.m. - 5p.m.

NRS President Ron Daniels will speak on Thursday at 1:30 pm in Lecture Hall. Ron's topic is "Three Public Rose Gardens in Nashville - How they were built and sustained, each in their own way".
Click here for more information about the show.

Volunteers are needed to man the booth for 2-3 hr shifts every day. Don't worry if you are new to roses, you won't be alone in the booth and you can always share your enthusiasm for roses and refer to someone else for information.
Contact Cindy Worch, cindykworch@gmail.com, to sign up.

March 5 - Monthly Meeting, Sunday 2:00 - 5:00 PM

Speaker: Sarah Johnson - Johnson's Nursery and Garden Center Roses

Sarah will be talking about types of roses and how Johnson Nursery pots bareroot roses. They have one of the best selections of roses in our area. For a list of roses that can be found at Johnson Nursery, click here.

March 11 - Pruning Demonstration, Saturday 10:00am - 12:00

At the garden of Mona Mishu

Where: 6224 Bridlewood Lane, Brentwood, TN 37027

Click here for directions.
Bring your pruners and gloves.

March 15 - Deadline to Submit Order Forms for Vendor Night, April 4

Click here for more information on how to order and for vendor order forms.

March 18 - Pruning Demonstration, Saturday 10:00am - 12:00

At the garden of Nancy Jones

Where: 130 Belle Glen Drive, Nashville, TN 37221

Click here for directions.
Bring your pruners and gloves.

April 4 - Monthly Meeting & Vendor Night, ** Tuesday ** 6:30 - 8:00 PM

6:30 - 7:00 PM - pick up vendor and rose orders
7:00 - 8:00 PM - monthly meeting program

This is a great way to replenish your supplies and make a bit of money for NRS at the same time.
Speaker: Clayton Beaty - Beaty Fertilizer

Clayton will talk about how to use Mills Magic Mix and other related products such as Bloomkote and EasyFeed. When ordering Mills Mix figure -2-3 cups of Mills Mix per large bush and 1/2 that for miniatures. A 40lb bag has between 40-50 cups of Mills Mix. Enough to do about 18-20 bushes one time.

May 20 - Bowling Green Rose Society Rose Show

 

September 29-30 - Tenarky Fall Convention & Rose Show