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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!




2024 Tenarky District
 Fall Convention/Rose Show

October 4-6, 2024
Bowling Green, KY
Hosted by LRS & BGRS

  • Click here for rose show schedule

  • Click here for registration form

  • Click here for schedule of events

Hotel:  Holiday Inn University Plaza
Limited Number of Rooms at convention
 price! Other events on this date, make reservation very soon!!
Deadline for price is 9/3/24!
Click Here!



May 25-26, 2024

Cheekwood Botanical Gardens

Click here for show schedule!
Click here for rose show results!

New Tenarky CRs

Susan Speraw - Tri-State RS
Elizabeth Louie - Nashville RS
Linda Bowen - Nashville RS



Your 2023 reports are due to the CR Chair and/or Judges Chair by January 2, 2024.
See specific pages for information.

Latest Issue of KATnips

Spring 2024 - Click here!

2023 Roses in Review Report
Click here!



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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