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Top Plant Picks April 2021

April 1, 2021

Spring has sprung, and our gardens are in full bloom here at Cheekwood! Cheekwood’s Plant Collections Manager, Shanna Jones, shares her top plant picks for April.

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Permanent Collection Highlight: The Boy

March 31, 2021

Learn more about Ruth Chaney’s The Boy, a highlight of Women to Watch: Celebrating the Centennial of Women’s Suffrage.

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Spring Blooms from Cheekwood to Your Home

March 29, 2021

We're bringing Cheekwood in Boom to you virtually with a look at the inspiration behind this year's display, spring gardening tips, and a guide to make your own spring wreath!

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10 Reasons to Join Cheekwood

March 15, 2021

10 Reasons to Join Cheekwood as a Cheekwood Member!

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Top Plant Picks March 2021

March 1, 2021

With over 150,000 blooming bulbs in our gardens, there's plenty to see this spring during Cheekwood in Bloom! Cheekwood’s Plant Collections Manager shares her top plant picks for March.

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All About Orchids

February 22, 2021

Inspired by our Orchids in the Mansion display? Check out our guide to achieving your own orchid oasis!

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Volunteer Spotlight: Karen Connolly

February 18, 2021

One of Cheekwood’s greatest assets is its outstanding volunteers. Learn about one of our most valuable volunteers, Karen Connolly, in our volunteer spotlight!

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Permanent Collection Highlight: Echo Lying Down

February 15, 2021

Learn more about Anna Hyatt Huntington’s Echo Lying Down, a highlight of our permanent collection gallery installation opening February 20.

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Top Plant Picks February 2021

February 1, 2021

We may be gearing up for spring, but these featured winter plants are not to be missed! Cheekwood’s Plant Collections Manager, Shanna Jones, shares her top plant picks for February.

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Tots! Activity: Recycled Tu B’Shevat Tree

January 26, 2021

As Cheekwood’s Tots program is temporarily suspended, we are sharing today’s activity for parents and tots to activate at home. Use our files to create your own Tu B’Shevat Tree!

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2021 Middle Tennessee Scholastic Art Award Winners

January 9, 2021

Congratulations to the winners of the 30th Annual Middle Tennessee Scholastic Art Awards!

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Top Plant Picks January 2021

January 1, 2021

Kick off the new year by checking out a few of our featured plants! Check out our garden team’s top plant picks for January.

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Burr Terrace Garden

December 16, 2020

Each month, we will be highlighting one of our 12 distinct gardens. Find out more about the Burr Terrace Garden in this month's garden spotlight!

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Tots! Activity: Snow and Ice

December 15, 2020

As Cheekwood’s Tots program is temporarily suspended, we are sharing today’s activity for parents and tots to activate at home. Use our files to create your own icicles!

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3 Tips for Caring for Poinsettias

December 9, 2020

Want to care for a poinsettia of your own? Check out these three tips from our garden team to insure your poinsettia looks stunning throughout the holiday season!

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Tots! Activity: Animals in Winter

December 8, 2020

As Cheekwood’s Tots program is temporarily suspended, we are sharing today’s activity for parents and tots to activate at home. Use our files to create your own bear!

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Tots! Activity: Sugar Plum Fairy and Nutcracker Crowns

December 1, 2020

Inspired by the Nashville Ballet’s costumes in Nashville’s Nutcracker, use our templates below to create your own Sugar Plum Fairy and Nutcracker crowns.

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Gardeners’ Top Picks December 2020

November 30, 2020

There are still plenty of beautiful plants that stand out during winter! Check out our garden team’s top plant picks for December.

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2020 Holiday Gift Guide

November 23, 2020

Looking for the perfect holiday gift? We have several one-of-a-kind items to choose from in our Mansion Gift Shop, Chihuly Exhibition Gift Shop, and the Cheekwood Holiday Shop!

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10 Fun Facts About Our Resident Reindeer

November 19, 2020

Our resident reindeer, Hope and Dolly, have made Cheekwood their home for the holidays. Check out these 10 facts you may not have known about the animals!

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