Tennessee Gesneriad Society

The Tennessee Gesneriad Society will hold its annual Flower Show and plant sale at Cheekwood in Botanic hall on Saturday and Sunday September 22-23.  The show and sale will be open to the public Saturday 9:30 am - 4:30 pm and Sunday 11:00 am - 4:30 pm.  There will be many rare and unusual houseplants for sale. For more info contact Julie at  Julie.mavity@gmail.com or 615-364-8459.


Programs 2014

Feb-Basics on water, soil, fertilizer and light
Mar-Lawn and Garden Fair
April-Propagation workshop
May-Getting ready for show and transporting (grooming and transport)
June-Report on AVSA show AND stuff packets
Aug- Dale Skype
Sept-Julie's favorite gesneriads ppt with growing info discussed
Oct- Dog/little show
Nov- Dave Zaitlin
Dec-President's Party



Scenes from previous show

Karyn Cichocki at May Dried Flower Workshop

May 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