The 2022 Tenarky District Fall Rose Show & Convention was held at Cheekwood Estate & Gardens on September 17-18, 2022. Hosted by Nashville Rose Society the Rose Show & Convention was quite a success.
There were 62 registrants and about 38 exhibitors from Tennessee, Kentucky, Georgia, and Wisconsin. We were honored to have Diane Sommers, president of the American Rose Society, as an exhibitor, judge, and banquet speaker.
The Show classes included:
Division I – Horticulture
* Section TD – Tenarky District Challenge Classes
* Section A – Miniature Rose Challenge Classes
* Section B – Miniature Roses – Single Stem Entries
* Section C – Large Rose Challenge Classes
* Section D – Large Rose – Single Stem Entries
Division II – Rose Arrangements
Division III – Rose Photography
Linda Bowen, member of the Nashville Rose Society, was the winner of the day. She took away awards for the Best Novice, King of the Show, and Best in Show with her entry of hybrid tea Crescendo.
And now for the Courts!
Miniature Roses-Single Stem – Section B-Class 8
|Queen||Swirly Pop||Jeff & Cindy Garrett||ARS|
|Princess||Daddy Frank||Gene Meyer||ARS|
|Court||Sweet Mallie||Jeff & Cindy Garrett||NRS|
|Court||Olivia Rose||Diane Sommers||NRS|
|Court||Arcanum||Keith & Martha Garman||NRS|
|Court||Magic Show||Jeff & Cindy Garrett||NRS|
Miniflora Roses-Single Stem – Section B-Class 9
|Queen||Mango Blush||Marty Reich||ARS|
|King||Vernon Richard||Ricky Lockhart||ARS|
|Princess||Spice of Life||Barbara Taube||ARS|
|Court||Conundrum||Jeff & Cindy Garrett||NRS|
|Court||Gift of Life||Jeff & Cindy Garrett||NRS|
|Court||Pat Shanley||Jeff & Cindy Garrett||NRS|
|Court||Caboose||Jeff & Cindy Garrett||NRS|
|Court||Shameless||Jeff & Cindy Garrett||NRS|
Hybrid Tea or Grandiflora – One Bloom per Stem – Class 34
|Queen||Ring of Fire||Jeff & Cindy Garrett||ARS|
|Princess||Black Magic||Linda Schork||ARS|
|Royal Court||Kristen Singer||Gene Meyer||NRS|
|Royal Court||Hot Princess||Jeff & Cindy Garrett||NRS|
|Royal Court||Hot Prince||Gene Meyer||NRS|
|Royal Court||Big Red||Jeff & Cindy Garrett||NRS|
|Royal Court||Louise Estes||Ricky Lockhart||NRS|
|Class 1-One Exhibition Bloom, HT, Gr, F||Subject||Photographer||Award(s)|
|Grand Amore||Kathy Brennan||Best in Class, Queen, Gold|
For the list of all the winners, click here.
Thanks to our Rose Show Judges!
The American Rose Society judges that give so freely of their time and resources are essential to the success of any rose show. They often travel many miles giving up their weekend time because they love roses, and they appreciate the rosarians and rose societies they serve. The Nashville Rose Society greatly appreciates our 2022 panel of judges.
* Howard Carman – Louisville Rose Society
* Linda Jansing – Louisville Rose Society
* Mike Thompson – Holston Rose Society
* Paula Williams – Louisville Rose Society
* Connie Baird – Nashville Rose Society
* Mary Ann Hext – Bowling Green Rose Society
* Barbara Taube – Nashville Rose Society
* Diane Sommers – Gateway Rose Society, Greater Milwaukee Rose Society
* Annie Owen – Nashville Rose Society
* David Dahl – Photographer
For more photos, visit the Tenarky District Facebook Page.
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