As the weather cools, what does a rose garden need to thrive? Ron Daniel and John Wendler, Co-Presidents of the Nashville Rose Society, led a workshop on Sunday, September 18, 2022, that covered fall activities like fertilizing, spraying, watering, deadheading, and winterizing roses. Continue reading “Pick-Your-Own-Bouquet Workshop with The Rose Society”
The Rose Study Garden at Cheekwood has a two-fold purpose: provide a beautiful garden of roses for Cheekwood visitors to enjoy, but primarily to function as a teaching garden for new and experienced rosarians.
This photo gallery is as of October 16, 2021. Cheekwood is full of fall color and the Rose Study Garden at Cheekwood is in full bloom for the “Cut Your Own Bouquet” event. Twenty-five participants attended the workshop to learn about taking care of roses. Each participant was able to leave with their own bouquet of beautiful Rose Study Garden blooms. The workshop was conducted by NRS members John Wendler, Gene Meyer and Ron Daniels.
Enjoy our gallery of the Cheekwood Rose Study Garden as it evolved in 2020 from being sheltered in place, to its summer-time peak and on into being but to bed for the winter. This gallery is as of November 9, 2020.
A variety of types of roses are planted in the Cheekwood Rose Study Garden. Because it is a hands-on teaching garden, roses are removed and new varieties added back to teach how to plant a rose. The list of roses in the garden change – click here for the table of the roses that are currently in the Rose Study Garden.
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”