Blevins Japanese Garden (Shōmu-en)
Designed by David Harris Engel, this Japanese-style tea garden guides visitors on a meditative journey to an idyllic scene of a mountain retreat.
Bracken Foundation Children's Garden
Beautiful and horticulturally diverse, this garden featuring numerous interactive features that are engaging for all ages.
Bradford Robertson Color Garden
A tribute to our universal love of color, we invite you walk through the sweeping curves of this garden and enjoy a collection of colorful flowers.
Created to resemble the oldest surviving botanical garden in the world, this garden will transport you to a beautiful, Italian scene.
Carell Dogwood Garden
Planted under a hardwood canopy, this garden displays many selections of Cornus species and is the centerpiece of our Nationally Accredited Cornus Collection®.
Herb Study Garden
A project of the Herb Society of Nashville, this garden is devoted to the study and evaluation of herbal plants in Middle Tennessee.
This garden is one of the most beloved gardens at Cheekwood as it pays tribute to Mrs. Cora Howe and showcases her love of wildflowers.
Martin Boxwood Gardens
Surrounding our elegant, Georgian-style mansion, this garden is comprised of terraced gardens with extensive plantings of boxwoods.
Robinson Family Water Garden
If you love peaceful, cascading water sounds, this serene water garden is a must-see at Cheekwood.
Rose Study Garden
One of the newest gardens on our property, this green space is dedicated exclusively to America’s official flower – the rose.
Sigourney Cheek Literary Garden
This garden honors the late Sigourney Cheek and serves to inspire literacy through reading, writing and reflective thought.
Turner Seasons Garden
Focusing on the seasonal aspect of the landscape in Tennessee, this garden features everything from summer blooms to winter berries.
Wills Perennial Garden
Dedicated to iris breeder and author, Jesse Wills, this garden displays new and traditional perennials, as well as bearded irises.