History, roses, and beautiful places are often tied together. Such is the case in Nashville. Ron Daniels, Master Consulting Rosarian and 2020 Co-President of the Nashville Rose Society, is working on garden restoration projects at both the Hermitage (Home of Andrew Jackson) and the beautiful Belle Air Mansion. With his usual expertise, energy, and enthusiasm Ron is digging deep into historical records to bring these rose gardens back to life in a way that honors the original plan. Ron also brings us up to date on the work at the Belmont Mansion. Continue reading “Rose Chat Podcast – Historic Rose Garden Restorations with Ron Daniels”
On this Rose Chat Podcast episode Ron Daniels, Master Consulting Rosarian and 2020 Co-President of the Nashville Rose Society, shares some of his top tips on getting our rose gardens off to a good start in the spring. Listen to the show here.
Ron is a third generation gardener who loves and enjoys growing roses. He also shares his experience with others who have the same desire to grow champion roses and other plants and to do so successfully.
Join Chris and Teresa each week for the Rose Chat Podcast. This top rated gardening podcast explores the different aspects of roses. With topics ranging from where to plant roses, how to select roses for your garden as well as how to maintain them to achieve the garden of your dreams.
After many years of Nashville Rose Society meetings being held at Cheekwood, Ron Daniels, current Co-President of the NRS, wondered why there was not a rose garden on the grounds. Since one of the Nashville Rose Society priorities is rose education and a core value at Cheekwood is botanical education, it seemed a natural fit to have a study garden on site. Continue reading “The Nashville Rose Society + Cheekwood Estate and Botanical Gardens”
On March 29, 2020, John Wendler, Nashville Rose Society Co-President, and Bob Bowden, NRS Rose Study Garden Manager, received the Cheekwood 2019 Century Star Award for providing more than 100 hours of volunteer service during 2019.
The award is presented to the organization with the most volunteer hours during the year. This is the second year in a row that the Nashville Rose Society has been recognized.
The Nashville Rose Society members are solely responsible for maintaining the Rose Study Garden.
Danielle Hahn, founder and owner of Rose Story Farm in Carpenteria CA will be a guest speaker at Cheekwood on Sunday February 2, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. Hosted by the Nashville Rose Society, Danielle will discuss the evolution of Rose Story Farm from its beginning in 1998 with 1000 rose bushes to the premier boutique rose garden grower in the U.S. with 30,000 rose bushes of over 300 varieties. She will also offer tips on rose garden design as well as how to create beautiful floral arrangements with roses. Continue reading “Danielle Hahn, World Renown Rose Expert, to Speak at Cheekwood”