Meetings and Events

Our meetings are held at 6:30pm,  the first Thursday of each month in the South Greenhouses at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.  (2518 Jacobs Drive) Visitors are always welcome.

January 2023:  No meeting in January

February 2,  2023:  Cathy Randolph from Beaty Fertilizer, Cleveland TN will be discussing products to feed your roses and increase bloom size

February 18, 2023. Tenarky Mid-Winter Workshop at Cheekwood, Botanical Gardens 1200 Forrest Park Dr. Nashville,
TN. 37205.  See for registration forms, schedule of events and speakers

Mills Mix orders are due February 18, 2023

March 2, 2023:  Pick up Mills Mix orders at the South Greenhouse.  Mike Thompson, from Fairbanks Nursery, will be demonstrating how to prune your rose bushes.

April 13, 2023:  Kitty Hawk Leowen, Manager of the Tree and Shrub division of Stanley’s Greenhouse will be our speaker.  She will be talking about the process that Stanley’s goes through to bring their roses to market.  Kathy Brennan will talk about selecting roses for our area. **NOTE THE DATE CHANGE AND MEETING WILL BE IN ROOM #122

May 11, 2023:   We will meet at Lane Hays’s home for a tour of her beautiful gardens, viewing and discussing various types of roses such as old garden roses, shrub roses, hybrid teas, floribundas, minifloras and other varieties. **NOTE DATE CHANGE AND MEETING WILL BE AT LANE’S HOUSE

June 1, 2023:  We will have our annual picnic at Julia Debord’s lovely home and gardens.

July, 2023:  No meeting in July

August 3, 2023:  Meeting to be determined.

Sept 7, 2023:  Meeting to be determined.

Sept 15-17, 2023:  TENARKY DISTRICT CONVENTION AND ROSE SHOW AT THE BIOTECH BUILDING ON UT CAMPUS.  SEE WWW.TENARKY.ORG for registration, schedule of events and rose show schedule.

Oct 5, 2023:  Meeting to be determined.

Nov 2, 2023:  Meeting to be determined.

Dec 7, 2023::  Festive Holiday Dinner at Fox Den Country Club