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Welcome to the website of the Tenarky District of the American Rose Society. The Tenarky District is one of 18 ARS geographic districts in the United States.  It is comprised of nine local societies in Tennessee, Eastern Arkansas, and Kentucky.

Tenarky has a district convention and rose show each fall and a workshop each winter in February. The district also holds schools and audits for Consulting Rosarians, Horticulture Judges and Arrangement Judges. The district newsletter, KATnips, is published quarterly.

ARS Consulting Rosarians thoughout the district are available to answer questions about roses and to assist you with your rose hobby.

This website is updated frequently so visit us often.

Make plans to attend
Tenarky Fall Convention & Rose Show
September 29-30 & October 1, 2017

Hosted by Louisville Rose Society 

Held at: Holiday Inn University Plaza/Sloan Convention Center
1021 Wilkinson Trace - Bowling Green, KY 42103 270.745.0088

Block of rooms with convention rate are almost gone!
Make reservations ASAP!!!   Use code LRS!!!  Not Tenarky!!!
If there is a problem, call directly: 270-745-0088, ext 1032
Kaleighn Labore, Group Rooms Coordinator

Rose Show will feature two rotating ARS National Awards:
M.S. Hershey Bowl - horticulture
Ruth Tiedeman Award - arrangements
1st Sam Jones Memorial Challenge Arrangement Class


● Schedule of Events - Click here
● Registration Form - Click here
● Rose Show Schedule - Click here
● Rose Photography Schedule - Click here

Register by September 15 to save $10!!!

For information, click names below to email:
Howard Carman or Paula Williams

Bowling Green Rose Society Rose Show - May 20 - Click here for photos!

Latest Issue of KATnips - Summer 2017 - Click here!

2016 Roses in Review Report - Click here!

Save the Dates!

● Tenarky Fall Convention & Rose Show - September 29-October 1, 2017 in Bowling Green, KY - hosted by the Louisville Rose Society

Nashville Rose Society Rose show - October 7-8, 2017, NEW LOCATION!!!!  Belmont University, 1900 Belmont Blvd., Nashville, TN.  Show is at the Gabhart Student Center -Click here for map and directions on Belmont website.  Click here for rose show schedule.

● Memphis & Dixie Rose Society & Tipton County Rose Friends Rose Show - October 8, 2017, Memphis Botanical Gardens

Tenarky Winter Workshop - February 16-18, 2018 in Bowling Green, KY

● ARS 2018 National Miniature Rose Conference - May 4-6, 2018 in Jacksonville, FL

District Rose Photography Show Examples Powerpoint
Click here for PDF file (large file).  Can be used at local meeting to explain
rules and classes for Fall Convention and Winter Workshop Rose Photography Shows.

What Type of Rose Should I Buy?
click here for article



2009 King of District Websites

2007 Princess of District Web Sites

2006 District Website Princess logo 2004 ARS King of District Websites
ARS Website Awards earned by Claire Campbell, Tenarky Webmaster 2003-2012.
Awards were discontinued in 2010.



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