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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 9 local societies in Tennessee, Eastern Arkansas, and Kentucky.

Tenarky has a district convention and rose show each fall and a workshop each winter, usually in February.  The district also holds schools for Consulting Rosarians, and audits for Horticulture Judges and Arrangement Judges.  This website is updated frequently so visit us often.


September 19, 2015: Louisville Rose Society Rose Show - Click here for show schedule!

October 4, 2015:  Memphis & Dixie Rose Society Rose Show - Memphis Botanical Gardens - Doors open at 6 am for show prep; Click here for show schedule!!

Tenarky Winter Workshop - February 19-21, 2016 - Bowling Green, KY
Start taking photos for the 1st Annual Tenarky Photography Show - details coming soon!

Register Now for the Tenarky District Fall Convention!!!

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Tenarky District Convention
Rose Show

 Knoxville, TN
Sept. 25-27, 2015

▪  Press Release
▪  Registration Form
▪  Hotel & Dinner Information
▪  Schedule of Events
(revised 7/10/15)
▪  Rose Show Schedule Booklet

Page 8,  Section B - classes exempted should be 14, 16, 18.) 
▪  List of Weeks Roses for sale
▪  Rose Garden Tours (see photos below)

Door prizes will be given throughout the event, especially on Saturday!

Sunday Garden Tours - click photos to enlarge

Bush Garden

Bates Garden

Pryse Garden

Rose Shows - see Events page for details!

May 23-24, 2015:  Nashville Rose Society Rose Show - Click here for results & photos

May 30, 2015: Bowling Green Rose Society Rose Show - Click here for results & photos

September 19, 2015: Louisville Rose Society Rose Show - Click here for show schedule

Sept. 25-27, 2015: Tenarky District Convention & Rose Show - Knoxville, TN  



Our Sympathy to the Mills Family

Mrs. Mary Alice Mills, a member of First Presbyterian Church and long-time rosarian, passed away on Sunday night, July 5, 2015.  Visitation will be on Wednesday, July 8 from 4 - 8 p.m. at the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home and again on Thursday, July 9 in the connector of First Presbyterian from noon until 1 p.m. The funeral service will follow in the sanctuary at 1 p.m. The graveside service will be at National Cemetery at 2:30 p.m.


 Link to obituary:  http://www.legacy.com/link.asp?i=ls000175226501


If you would like to send Ted a card or note, his address is:

Mr. Ted Mills

1001 River Hills Dr

Chattanooga, TN 37415-5615



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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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