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.
A Partnership in Education
By Jill Garabedian
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”
The Rose Study Garden at Cheekwood Estate & Gardens in Nashville was opened in 2016 as a partnership between Cheekwood and the Nashville Rose Society and is dedicated exclusively to America’s official flower – the rose. For the full story of how the Garden came about, click here.
Continue reading “NRS Rose Study Garden at Cheekwood”
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.
Talk of the Town, on NewsChannel5 Network, filmed an episode at the Cheekwood Rose Study Garden. The show was aired on Friday, September 21, 2018, featuring the Nashville Rose Show being held at Belmont College the weekend of September 22-23.