Tennessee Gesneriad Society


Our annual show and sale will be September 10-11 in Botanic Hall, Cheekwood, 1200 Forrest Park Dr, Nashville, TN 37205

Show hours Saturday 12-5, Sunday 9-5
Sale hours Saturday 9-5, Sunday 9-5

Entries will be on September 9, 2-7 p.m.
There will be a judging workshop on Saturday.

For more info, contact Julie at julie.mavity@gmail.com


The Tennessee Gesnerias Society meets mostly on the second Sunday of the month, usually at Cheekwood in Botanic Hall at 2:00 p.m.

For more info, contact Julie at julie.mavity@gmail.com


Programs 2016

January 10--Panel on favorite plants
Feb 14--Slide program from convention
Mar 3-6 --Nashville Lawn and Garden Show
April 10--Propagation Workshop
May 15--Michael Riley  speaks
June 12--Judging workshop
July --no meeting
August 14 --Convention Report
Sept 9-11--Annual Show and Sale
Oct 9--Dog Show/Little Show
Nov 13--Jonathan Ertelt speaks on hybridizing
Dec 11--President’s Party (at home of the President)


Propagation workshop
Propagation workshop-2015 Scenes from a show

Karyn Cichocki at Dried Flower Workshop

Workshop materials

Nematanthus Pot
Jonathan Ertelt

Dried Flower Picture
Karyn Cichocki
Propagation Workshop

2011 Winners, Carol Ann Bonner, Pam Braun, Brad Walker and Julie Mavity-Hudson

Members at 2011 Show
l-r, Butch, Myra, Vianne, Julie, J.D., Carol Ann, Pam, Peggy, Brad and Jonathan

The Tennessee Gesneriad Society usually meets the 2nd Sunday of the month at 2 p.m. in Botanic Hall at Cheekwood. Tell the person at the gate you are here for the Gesneriad meeting and they will not charge the gate fee. We are a chapter of the Gesneriad Society, formerly the American Gloxinia and Gesneriad Society. Our newsletter is Gesneri-eds [January 06, February 06, February 2010]
See below for meeting schedules and photo galleries

Our dues are $5 if you get your newsletter by email only, $10 if you get it mailed (color). ($6 and $12 for family membership) Contact Treasurer Molly Schneider

Pictures by Julie from the 2011 Show
For a complete photo gallery from the 2011 show by member Brad Walker, check out his website
Picture from the 2010 Show
Picture from Lawn and Garden Show 2010

Pictures from the 2009 Workshop with Bill Price
Pictures from 2007 Show
Pictures from 2005 Show
Pictures from August 2005 workshop
Pictures from 2004 Show
Check out GLEANINGS, the free Gesneriad Newsletter from The Gesneriad Society