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10 Fun Facts About Our Resident Reindeer

December 11, 2018

Our resident reindeer, Jolly and Nick, have made Cheekwood their home for the holidays. Here are 10 fun facts you may not have known about the animals.

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December Featured Plant List

December 4, 2018

There are still plenty of beautiful plants that stand out during winter! The Cheekwood garden team has hand selected their top plant picks for December from 8 of our distinct gardens.

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The Holiday LIGHTS Experience

November 28, 2018

Cheekwood meets the North Pole in the most anticipated event of the season! Nashville’s favorite holiday tradition is back and better than ever.

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5 Factors for Happy Houseplants

November 20, 2018

There are five basic factors to take into consideration when caring for houseplants. Here are a few tips to help your plants live their best lives.

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‘Tis the Season for Engagements

November 14, 2018

Engagement season is right around the corner, and we have prepared the perfect package for a magical holiday proposal at Cheekwood.

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November Featured Plant List

November 1, 2018

Fall is the perfect time to check out all the color in the gardens! The Cheekwood garden team has hand selected their top plant picks for November from 9 of our distinct gardens.

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2018 Holiday Gift Guide

October 29, 2018

Looking for that perfect holiday gift? We have plenty of one-of-a-kind items to choose from in our Cheekwood Mansion Gift Shop and our brand new Garden Gift Shop!

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2018 El Dia de los Muertos

October 16, 2018

Celebrate El Dia de los Muertos, the Day of the Day, at Cheekwood's annual event on October 27th.

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More Than Mums: Five Plants That Carry Their Weight Through Fall

October 12, 2018

Let’s try it. Imagine a fall without the quintessential ray-flowered, uniform, burnt orange, purple, and yellow mums flanking front doors and creating autumnal porch presentations.

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2018 Fall Member Appreciation Day

October 10, 2018

On Monday, October 8, we hosted our biannual Member Appreciation Day. We caught up with a few Cheekwood members to ask them what they loved most about their membership.

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The 5th Annual FALL FOR CHEEKWOOD

October 8, 2018

On Sunday, September 30th, children and families headed to Cheekwood for the FALL FOR CHEEKWOOD Family Benefit.

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Scarecrows at Cheekwood

October 5, 2018

Tour our collection of creative scarecrows in the Turner Seasons Garden, each created by members of the Nashville community!

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October Featured Plant List

September 30, 2018

Mums aren't the only fall plants in our garden! The Cheekwood garden team has hand selected their top plant picks for October from 9 of our distinct gardens.

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The 4th Annual Japanese Moon Viewing

September 25, 2018

On September 23, Cheekwood hosted the fourth annual Japanese Moon Viewing event - rain or shine!

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September Featured Plant List

September 1, 2018

September is a beautiful month to observe nature! Read our garden team's top plant picks from each of our 11 distinct gardens.

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2018 Martin Shallenberger Artist-in-Residence

August 12, 2018

Cheekwood’s 2018 Martin Shallenberger Artist-in-Residence is Gabriel Dawe. Dawe creates site-specific installations of visible light spectrums using thread.

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August Featured Plant List

August 1, 2018

August is a beautiful month to observe nature! Read our garden team's top plant picks from each of our 11 distinct gardens.

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A Chat with Cheekwood Docents

July 24, 2018

We recently sat down with two of our docents, Karen and Shelia, to ask them some questions about their experience as a docent, and what they love most about their involvement with Cheekwood.

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Native Plants

July 15, 2018

“Native plants should be defined as those that have evolved and adapted to a specific location and have remained genetically unaltered by humans.”- Andy Wasowski

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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

July 9, 2018

Learn how you can implement Cracking Art's environmental messages into your daily life.

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