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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 eight 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!


Register Today!!!

Tenarky District Winter Workshop
February 18-20, 2022
CR School on Sunday

Belmont University
Ayers Academic Center Rooms C&D
1515 Wedgewood Avenue, Nashville, TN

Current Covid-19 polices will be followed.
Click HERE for Belmont Campus maps!


 ▪ Click here for Registration Form
 ▪ Click here for Events Schedule

 ▪ Click here for Hotel Link

 ▪ Click here for Photography Show Schedule

For information, contact
District Director Lori Emery
615.948.7672 or email: laemery20@hotmail.com

Hotel:  Holiday Inn Express & Suites
5566 Franklin Pike Circle
, Tennessee
Reservation Link -
Tenarky Winter Workshop
Book by January 18, 2022 for convention rate!

ARS Virtual CR School

February 2022
Click here for information!


May 14, 2022
Huntsville-Twickenham Rose Show

May 21, 2022
Bowling Green Rose Show
American Legion Post 23



Kathy Brennan
2020 ARS Silver Honor Medal

Ann Jacobs
2020 ARS
Outstanding Consulting Rosarian

Glenn Fuqua
2020 Outstanding ARS Horticulture Judge

Mary Ann Hext
ARS Master Rosarian

New Tenarky CRs!!1

Congratulations to our three new Tenarky Consulting Rosarians who completed the first every virtual ARS Consulting Rosarian school in June and July:

Alyssa Leonard
Jill Garabedian
Millie Dolinger
 all members of the Nashville Rose Society.

 We also had 10 Tenarky CRs audit the school for credit. Thanks to the ARS Staff, National CR Chairs, and Kathy Brennan, our Tenarky District Chair for all their hours of work making this school happen.



New Tenarky Consulting Rosarians
from February 2021 CR School

John Wendler - NRS
Susan McKeehan - TRS

Audit updates have been posted
on CR Page

Latest Issue of KATnips

Winter 2022 - Click here!

2020 Roses in Review Report

Click here!

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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


Looking for roses that grow well in our district, check the Tenarky
 member reports for Roses in Review below!


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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