Adult Workshops & Programs

Cheekwood Harvest Saturday Adult Workshops

September 21 | Noon – 1:30 pm
The Art of Kokedama

September 28 | 9:30 am – noon, 1:30 pm – 4 pm
Ceramics for Beginners: Throwing on the Wheel

October 5 | 10 am – noon
Arranging Fall Florals

October 12 | Noon
Plant Propagation, Seed Selection, Budding and Grafting with Dr. Dilip Nandwani

October 19 | 10 am
Pick Your Own Bouquet with the Nashville Rose Society

The Art of Kokedama

The Art of Kokedama Workshop at Cheekwood

September 21 | Noon – 1:30 PM
Potter Room, Botanic Hall
Members: $35
Non-members: $40

A centuries old form of Japanese garden art, kokedama is tied into the practice of bonsai. Workshop participants will make their own moss ball to take home with them and will also receive a pass to return for the next evening’s Japanese Moon Viewing Celebration.

Instructor: Kelly Savoca, Founder of Cotton & Moss

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Ceramics for Beginners: Throwing on the Wheel

September 28 | 9:30 AM – noon, 1:30 – 4 PM
Clay Studio, Frist Learning Center
Members: $40
Non-members: $50

Put some spin in your weekend and learn to make functional clay dishes on the potter’s wheel. Workshop participants will make 2-3 pottery dishes with step-by-step instruction from ceramic artist Heather Johnson. No prior experience is necessary.

Instructor: Heather Johnson

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Arranging Fall Florals

October 5 | 10 AM – noon
Potter Room, Botanic Hall
Members: $40
Non-members: $50

Join Cheekwood gardener Shannon Pruitt for a tour of the garden and then create your own version of Cheekwood’s fall display to take home with you.

Instructor: Shannon Pruitt

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Plant Propagation, Seed Selection, Budding and Grafting

October 12 | Noon 
Massey Auditorium, Botanic Hall
Free and open to the public.

Presenter: Dr. Dilip Nandwani,

Pick Your Own Bouquet with the Nashville Rose Society

October 19 | 10 AM
No cost, but advanced registration is required.

As the weather cools, what does a rose garden need to thrive? Led by members of the Nashville Rose Society, this workshop will cover fall activities like fertilizing, spraying, watering, deadheading, and winterizing roses. Participants will leave with their own bouquet of roses from the Rose Study Garden.

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