Tennessee Gesneriad Society

The Tennessee Gesneriad 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 2019

January 14 Jonathan Ertelt gives tour of Vanderbilt Greenhouses
February 10 Pests and diseases, TBA
February 28 – March 3 (setup on Feb. 27) Lawn and Garden Show
April 14 Propagation workshop
May 19 Stephen Maciejewski
June 9 Program from Gesneriad Convention
July 14 Soil
August 11 Gesneriad Convention slide show
September 6-8 Show (dates are tentative)
October 13 Dog and Late show
November 10 Jonathan Ertelt speaks on terrariums

December 8 Holiday party-at home of President





Mel Grice, Molly Schneider and Julie Mavity-Hudson with Sinningia helleri T-shirts and bloming plant at Judging Workshop 2017 Judging Workshop participants 2017
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