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Curling Up with a Good Book

January 21, 2022

Curl up with a good book in January, as the Cheek family did when their new library was furnished with handsome volumes by enduring marquee authors.

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Top Plant Picks January 2022

January 1, 2022

Kick off the new year by checking out a few of our featured plants! Cheekwood’s Plant Collections Manager, Shanna Jones, shares her top plant picks for January.

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Top Plant Picks December 2021

November 30, 2021

There are still plenty of beautiful plants that stand out during winter! Cheekwood’s Plant Collections Manager, Shanna Jones, shares her top plant picks for December.

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2021 Holiday Gift Guide

November 18, 2021

We have several one-of-a-kind items to choose from in our Mansion Gift Shop, Garden Gift Shop, and Holiday Marketplace. Check out our favorite gifts from the 2021 holiday season!

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Top Plant Picks November 2021

November 1, 2021

Fall is the perfect time to check out all the color in the gardens! Cheekwood’s Plant Collections Manager, Shanna Jones, shares her top plant picks for November.

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Volunteer Spotlight: Joel Avila

October 26, 2021

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

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Top Plant Picks October 2021

October 1, 2021

There's so much more than mums to see during Cheekwood Harvest! Cheekwood’s Plant Collections Manager, Shanna Jones, shares her top plant picks for October.

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National Coffee Day

September 29, 2021

September 29 is National Coffee Day! Learn about the legacy of coffee at Cheekwood and how it is reflected in the Museum’s collection.

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Scarecrows at Cheekwood

September 24, 2021

For over ten years we have invited the community to get in on the fun of Cheekwood Harvest by assembling a group to design their own custom scarecrows.

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2021 Haiku Contest Winners

September 22, 2021

Congratulations to the winners of our 2021 Haiku Contest!

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Top Plant Picks September 2021

September 7, 2021

As the autumn season sets in, our gardens become a canvas for fall florals. From cardinal flowers to the ever-popular chrysanthemums that steal the show, there's so much to see in our garden

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Do it for the ‘Gram – 6 Photo Ops You Can Only Get at Cheekwood

July 6, 2021

Our Digital Marketing Manager, Brandy Ferguson, highlights the most Instagram worthy spots at Cheekwood.

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The Arboretum at Cheekwood

April 30, 2021

Cheekwood has been awarded a Level 2 Accreditation by The ArbNet Arboretum Accreditation Program and The Morton Arboretum.

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Tips for Growing Happy Dogwood Trees

April 15, 2021

Our garden team has shared a few tips to help you care for your own dogwood trees!

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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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