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Lavish Lawns: Practical Perspective on Lawn Care in Middle TN

June 8 | 9:30 AM

Join Peter Grimaldi, Vice President of Gardens & Facilities and learn about how to sow, grow, and maintain your green space at home!

Instructor

Peter Grimaldi, Cheekwood Vice President of Gardens and Facilities

Location

Courtyard Classroom
Not Yet Members: $40
Members: $32
Register

Companion Planting

June 8 | 12 PM

Learn how to improve your gardening experience through choosing how organizing plants that serve as allies to each other systems such as “Three Sisters Planting” plant, using herbs as partners in the garden to help with pest control, or which plants may be enemies to other plants or impact growth or flavor of vegetables.

Instructor

Master Gardeners of Davidson County

Location

Courtyard Classroom
Not Yet Members: $40
Members: $32
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Lavish Lawns: Practical Perspective on Lawn Care in Middle TN

June 22 | 9:30 AM

Join Peter Grimaldi, Vice President of Gardens & Facilities and learn about how to sow, grow, and maintain your green space at home!

Instructor

Peter Grimaldi, Cheekwood Vice President of Gardens and Facilities

Location

Courtyard Classroom
Not Yet Members: $40
Members: $32
Register

Water Conscious Gardening

June 22 | 12 PM

It’s going to be another hot summer in Nashville! Join the Cumberland River Compact to learn about watering smart, and how you can save resources at home while supporting biodiversity and native pollinators.

Instructor

Natalie Stone, Cumberland River Compact

Location

Courtyard Classroom
Not Yet Members: $40
Members: $32
Register

Supporting Native Pollinators

June 29 | 9:30 AM

Cheekwood’s gardens are bustling with a variety of pollinators, loving the cosmos, zinnia, and lantana blooms. Join The Honey Collective to learn about the pollinators native to Middle Tennessee, and what you can do to support native pollinators in your own outdoor space.

Instructor

Ian Dawe, The Honey Collective

Location

Courtyard Classroom
Not Yet Members: $40
Members: $32
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Diagnosing Tomato Disorders

June 29 | 12 PM

Learn common tomato plant disorders and discover related remedies.

Instructor

Master Gardeners of Davidson County

Location

Courtyard Classroom
Not Yet Members: $40
Members: $32
Register

Bonsai for Beginners

July 13 | 9:30 AM

Explore the world of beginning bonsai with your local experts! Members of the Nashville Bonsai Society will walk through the basics of bonsai; From container and plant options, to shaping and styling, you’ll gain the information you need to start your own living piece of art!

Instructor

Sara Hopson, The Bonsai Society

Location

Courtyard Classroom
Not Yet Members: $40
Members: $32
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Kitchen Gardening in Middle TN

July 13 | 12 PM

Compact and close to the one’s home, a kitchen garden is a small garden space used to grow herbs, salad greens, and/or small produce that can be used in day-to-day cooking. Participants in this class will learn about the differences between a vegetable garden and a kitchen garden, and what they need to start their own kitchen garden at home!

Instructor

Sarah Ruzic, Tennessee Kitchen Gardens

Location

Courtyard Classroom
Not Yet Members: $40
Members: $32
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Designing and Cultivating an Herb Garden

August 10 | 9:30 AM

Learn herb classification, how and where to grow herbs successfully, and ways to enjoy your herbs throughout the year.

Instructor

Nancy Coleman, Herb Society

Location

Courtyard Classroom
Not Yet Members: $40
Members: $32
Register

Compost: The Science Behind Composting

August 10 | 12 PM

Learn the science behind composting (Hint: microbes do the work!). Discover how to successfully create and use compost in your landscape and garden.

Instructor

Master Gardeners of Davidson County

Location

Courtyard Classroom
Not Yet Members: $40
Members: $32
Register

Harvesting and Preserving Summer Vegetables

August 24 | 9:30 AM

Now that you’ve grown a summer bounty, learn about how to harvest and preserve your produce to enjoy for months to come.

Instructor

Jeremy Lekich, Nashville Foodscapes

Location

Courtyard Classroom
Not Yet Members: $40
Members: $32
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All About Moss

August 24 | 12 PM

Paul Moore of Moss Man Consulting will get down to basics on moss, what varieties work well in Middle TN, and how to establish new moss at home.

Instructor

Paul Moore, Moss Man Consulting

Location

Courtyard Classroom
Not Yet Members: $40
Members: $32
Register


Cancellation Policy for All Series

Refund requests must be submitted to [email protected] 72 hours prior to the program’s start date and time. The registration fee will be refunded less a ten percent processing charge.

Fees are nonrefundable and nontransferable on and after the program’s start date. Cheekwood cannot refund fees requested on or after the start date of a program or for sessions missed due to illness or other personal situations.

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