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Volunteer Spotlight: Arkendra Johnson

August 4, 2021

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

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Top Plant Picks August 2021

August 1, 2021

As summer continues, celebrate the season by taking a stroll through our gardens! Cheekwood’s Plant Collections Manager, Shanna Jones, shares her top plant picks for August.

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Member Spotlight: Lillian Gilmer

July 26, 2021

In this Member Spotlight, we chat with a long-time Member Lillian Gilmer about some of her favorite experiences visiting Cheekwood over the years.

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Wedding Trends for 2021

July 20, 2021

We asked Director of Events, Jenny Morris, to share with us 2021 wedding trends seen at Cheekwood.

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Top Plant Picks July 2021

July 5, 2021

Enjoy the summer by taking a stroll through our gardens! Cheekwood’s Plant Collections Manager, Shanna Jones, shares her top plant picks for July.

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Volunteer Spotlight: Dobrila and Mirko Pintar

June 21, 2021

One of Cheekwood’s greatest assets is its outstanding volunteers. Learn about two of our most valuable volunteers, Dobrila and Mirko Pintar, in our volunteer spotlight!

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Thirsty Third Thursdays Special Summer Cocktail

June 14, 2021

Learn how to make one of our featured cocktails from our first Thirsty Third Thursday on June 17th!

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Docent Spotlight: Barbara Martin

June 7, 2021

As important members of our team, docents act as volunteer teachers and tour guides. Learn about one of our most valuable docents, Barbara Martin, in our docent spotlight!

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Top Plant Picks June 2021

June 1, 2021

Say hello to summer by taking a stroll through our gardens! Cheekwood’s Plant Collections Manager, Shanna Jones, shares her top plant picks for June.

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Member Spotlight: Gina Jackson

May 24, 2021

At Cheekwood, our members are at the very heart of what we do. Learn about one of our new members, Gina Jackson, in our member spotlight!

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It’s World Turtle Day – Come See the Turtles at Cheekwood

May 19, 2021

Sunday, May 23 is World Turtle Day! Did you know that Cheekwood is home to live turtles in the Bracken Foundation Children’s Garden? 

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Cheekwood’s Display Collection

May 13, 2021

Cheekwood's Display Collection represents a wide range of plant forms, including bulbs, rhizomes, ferns, herbaceous perennials, shrubs, and trees.

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Top Plant Picks May 2021

May 1, 2021

We're gearing up for summer, and so are our gardens! Cheekwood’s Plant Collections Manager, Shanna Jones, shares her top plant picks for May.

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In Celebration of International Sculpture Day…

April 21, 2021

Silent Music II is now back on the Cheekwood grounds, installed near the main entrance of the Ann and Monroe Carell Jr. Family Sculpture Trail.

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Volunteer Spotlight: Chuck Smith

April 16, 2021

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

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