Monthly meetings, unless otherwise noted, are held at Cheekwood Botanic Hall 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. Click here for a map to Cheekwood Botanical Gardens.
Reminder – there will not be a meeting in January.
February 4, Sunday – Chris VanCleave, “The Redneck Rosarian”
Chris VanCleave, nicknamed “The Redneck Rosarian”, is an active member of the Birmingham chapter of the American Rose Society, serving two terms as President, and is running for vice-president of ARS this year. Chris will be speaking on several subjects, including “Growing Rose Societies with Social Media”, the RoseChat Podcast, and how he grows his own roses in his rose garden in Birmingham, Ala.
In 2007, he created the RoseChat Podcast that has reached over a half a million listeners with news and information on growing roses. He chronicles his gardening adventures and explores an intrinsic mix of life, faith and gardening on his website, RedneckRosarian.com.