May 21 – Bowling Green Rose Show

The theme for the show and artistic rose designs is “Mama Liked the Roses” – Remembering Elvis Movies.
The 2022 Bowling Green Rose Society Rose Show is on May 21, 2022, from 1:00 to 4:00 pm. The show will be held at the American Legion Building, Dishman Lane, Bowling Green, KY 42101.

BGRS invites all Nashville Rose Society members to come and exhibit at the show! Entries may be made from 7-10 am. We are a small show and would love to have exhibitors from NRS!

The theme for the show and artistic rose designs is “Mama Liked the Roses – Remembering Elvis Movies”.

Click here for our Rose Show Schedule.

For more information, visit the Bowling Green Rose Society website at

Free to the Public!

May 21-22 – Ron Daniels’ Gadwall Abbey Rose Garden Tour

One of many roses in Ron’s garden – hybrid tea Pretty Lady

Ron Daniels, co-president of the Nashville Rose Society and Master Rosarian, will host his Gadwall Abbey’s Rose Garden Tour on Saturday, May 21, 10am – 4pm, and on Sunday, May 25, 1pm – 5pm, at 1000 Gadwall Circle, Hendersonville, TN 37075.

Ron has over 150 roses of all types and many companion plants in his Gadwall Abbey Garden. Ron’s garden produces many Rose Show winners and has been featured on Talk of the Town.

If you have not seen Ron’s garden, put this on your calendar!

May 7, 10:00am-12:00pm – New Member Workshop

The Nashville Rose Society Spring New Member Workshop will be held on Saturday, May 7, 2022, from 10-12:00pm at Cheekwood.

The workshop will start in the Potter Meeting Room in Botanic Hall where Ron Daniels, NRS Co-President, will give his PowerPoint presentation on “Growing and Caring for Roses. The second half of the workshop will be a number of hands-on demonstrations in the Rose Study Workshop.

This is a perfect opportunity to learn more about caring for roses as well as to experience the beautiful Rose Study Garden at Cheekwood.

This workshop is open to ALL members. Admission to Cheekwood is not required for NRS Workshop attendees.

February 18-20 – 2022 Tenarky Winter Workshop

by Lori Emery, Tenarky District Director and NRS Member


Be sure to register for the Tenarky Winter Workshop that will be held at Belmont University, 1515 Wedgewood Ave, Nashville, TN 37212, February 18-20, 2022. Check-in will begin on February 18th from 4:00-6:00 p.m. in the Ayers Academic Center, Rooms C & D, where we have our monthly meetings. We will then have a delicious “Little Italy Buffet.” Hybridizer Dave Bang will join us virtually to discuss his hybridizing process and his roses.
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