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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.

Attention Tenarky Judges & CR's

Your 2016 Report Forms are due to our district chairs by January 31, 2017.
Please see Hort Judges page, Arrangement Judges page or CR page for instructions and forms.

Bowling Green Rose Society Rose Show - May 20, 2017
Click here
for schedule!

2017 Rose Heritage Foundation Conference
May 18-20, 2017
from Connie Hilker, OGR speaker at Tenarky Winter Workshop
Click here for Brochure!


News from the ARS Spring Convention & Rose Show
Arcadia, California - April 19-23

District Director Mary Ann Hext and ARS Chaplain Nancy Jones attended the convention and ARS Board meeting.  A report will be in the summer Katnips.

FB Like buttonSam and Nancy Jones were awarded the ARS Glenda Whitaker Award.  Details and photos will be in Katnips also. A video of the awards program with Nancy's remarks is on the Tenarky Facebook page. 



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

Rose Show will feature two rotating national awards:
M.S. Hershey Bowl - horticulture
Ruth Tiedeman Award - arrangements
1sth Sam Jones Memorial Challenge Arrangement Class

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

Latest Issue of KATnips - Winter 2016-17 - Click here!

2016 Roses in Review Report - Click here!

Save the Dates!

● Bowling Green Rose Society Rose Show - May 20, 2017

● Huntsville-Twickenham Rose Society Rose Show - May 27, 2017

● ARS 2017 National Miniature Rose Conference - April 20-23, 2017 in Arcadia, CA

● 2017 ARS National Rose Show & Convention - September 8-10, 2017 in Gettysburg, PA

● Tenarky Fall Convention & Rose Show - September 29-30, 2017 in Bowling Green, KY - hosted by the Louisville Rose Society

● 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



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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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