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Attention CR's!!  Your 2014 CR Report is due now!  See CR Page!

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.  It also sponsors workshops for Consulting Rosarians, Horticulture Judges and Arrangement Judges.  This website is updated frequently so visit us often.

Save the Dates!!!

2015 Rose Shows & Conventions

February 20-22, 2015: Tenarky Winter Workshop - Franklin, TN

- Schedule of Events
- Registration Form

- List of Weeks Roses to be sold
- List of Certified Roses to be sold/auctioned

Workshop Speakers (click name to view bio)

Cindy Worch - Nashville Rose Society
Carol Shockley - Central Arkansas Rose Society
David Johnson - Weeks Roses
Gaye Hammond - Houston Rose Society
Teresa Byington - Indianapolis Rose Society
Baxter Williams - Houston Rose Society

CR School - Sunday morning

Dr. Mark Windham will be speaking about RR Research (click here for information)

Rose Shows - see Events page for details!

May 30, 2015: Bowling Green Rose Society Rose Show

September 19, 2015: Louisville Rose Society Rose Show

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

(click photos to enlarge)

Dr. Sam Jones, District Director, presents Sharon Wuorenmaa, Louisville Rose Society, with the ARS Silver Honor Medal at the 2014 Tenarky District Convention & Rose Show.


Dr. Sam Jones, District Director, presents Richard Weidner, Cookeville Rose Society, with the ARS Silver Honor Medal at the society's Christmas meeting in December. 

Mike Thompson accepts the District Outstanding ARS Consulting Rosarian Award on behalf of Martin Skinner of the Holston Rose Society.

Robert Jacobs, Bowling Green Rose Society, achieved the ARS Master Rosarian Certificate


Our sympathy to the family of Charles Griggs who had been a member of the Nashville Rose Society before moving to Knoxville where he was a member of the Tennessee Rose Society.


Click here to view a Smilebox
from a memorial service for Dr. Joe Spruiell.



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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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