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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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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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July Featured Plant List

July 1, 2018

July 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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June is Perennial Gardening Month!

June 13, 2018

June is Perennial Month, and we're honoring the loyal and dependable plant. Learn about our top three recommended perennials for your yard.

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June Featured Plants

June 2, 2018

June is Perennial Month, and we're celebrating all the beautiful blooms in our gardens as we settle into summertime at Cheekwood.

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Cheekwood is a Blue Star Museum

May 20, 2018

Cheekwood announces its participation in the ninth annual Blue Star Museums, a collaboration to offer free admission to the nation’s active duty military personnel and their families.

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This Place Matters

May 12, 2018

May is National Preservation Month! Learn about all of the historic preservation initiatives in the works at Cheekwood.

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May Featured Plants

May 2, 2018

Spring has sprung in Nashville, and it is a gorgeous time of year to get out and enjoy the warmer weather. See our garden team's must-sees in the garden this month.

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Frist Learning Center Renovation

April 24, 2018

Renovation of The Frist Learning Center began before the holiday season, and it has been a fascinating journey. Read more about our progress on this exciting project.

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