NOTE: Please scroll to the bottom to access the calendar! Click on each event on the calendar to see additional information about it.
Upcoming and Ongoing Events:
GREAT PLANT SWAP 2021 - Spring is here and so is our member Plant Swap and Giveaway. ALL MEMBERS are encouraged to participate even if you do not have plants to trade, just find something you’d like to try and grow it well. Members can log in and click on the "resources" tab to see a list of available (and requested) plants. Contact Todd Breyer if you have plants to add to the list!
2021 HSN Spring Seed Starting Challenge - click here for more information! Click here to see the photo album on the "Our Gardens" tab of pictures from members of their creative ideas for starting seeds and their seedlings!
To read a transcript of the Nashville Public Library interview with HSN member Todd Breyer about their seed exchange program (including some great tips on growing herbs successfully), click here.
If you have photos to add to the album please send them to
2021 HSN Plant Sale - Unfortunately, due to COVID concerns, our 2021 Plant Sale has been cancelled. Please check back for information about our sale in the spring of 2022!
UT Garden Plant Sale - The University of Tennessee Garden in Jackson TN is hosting The UT Garden Jackson/Madison County Master Gardener plant sale Thursday and Friday, April 29th & 30th 10:00am – 2:00pm and Saturday, May 1st 7:00-11:00am. The MG plant sale will be in the main office building and will be limited to 50 people at a time. The UT Gardens sale, will take place in the main parking lot and will be limited to 100 at a time. Mask are required to be worn for both sales. You may bring a cart or small wagon to shop the UT portion of the sale, but it will not be allowed indoors for the Master Gardener sale. click here for the list of plants available at the sale.
Wellness 360 presentations at Cheekwood -
The Herb Society of Nashville is participating in Cheekwood's Wellness 360 program by offering presentations on herbal topics the first Sunday of each month at noon in May-October (weather permitting). These sessions are limited to 20 participants. Please check the calendar below for additional information and visit https://cheekwood.org/calendar/wellness-360/ to register.
Bates Nursery Webinars - For information about free on line webinars on different gardening topics offered by Bates Nursery each month, click here.
Unit Meetings - All plans are subject to change to comply with current pandemic guidelines.
Currently, Unit meetings will resume in person at Cheekwood in Massey Auditorium!
These meetings are open to the public.
NEXT MEETING: June 14, 9:30 am. "An Update on Cheekwood"
Speaker: Jane McLeod - see calendar entry below for additional information.
Past Unit Meetings – Unit Meetings are open to the public. To view zoom recordings or presentations from past unit meetings, click here, then scroll to find the desired date.
NOTE TO MEMBERS: If you are unable to attend a unit meeting online or in person at the time it was held, but later view the recording, you may count it toward your required 2 meetings, or report the time you spent viewing the recording, on the TimeTracker.
Zoom links and other information about events can be found on the calendar below. Instructions for making reservations and attending meetings virtually will be sent by email to members through the Google Group HSN Message Exchange. Instructions for members are also posted in "Resources".
Garden Workdays - Workdays for members continue at the Cheekwood and Centennial Gardens as indicated on the calendar, but you must sign up in advance. Please contact the garden chairs to attend.
Workshops - Workshops for Crafts, Botany/Horticulture/Herbalism, and Culinary workshops will usually meet on Mondays at Cheekwood or virtually, subject to pandemic guidelines. Some workshops may be held at other outdoor locations. See the calendar below for details. These meetings are for members only.
Herb Study Groups - Will meet on Mondays at Cheekwood and/or virtually, or on Tuesdays virtually only. These meetings are for members only.
“Dinner Group at Home” is in full swing! Favorite recipes from each month are added to the "Recipe" page on out website. Contact Todd Breyer if you would like to participate.
Plans for in person lunch/dinner groups are still pending. These groups are for members only. Contact Carol Oldham if you want to be included in a lunch group, or contact Todd Breyer if you would prefer to be in the dinner group, if and when these groups resume meeting.
Specific information about any of these meetings/events can be found by clicking on the event on the calendar below. Information will also be shared via the Herbary, the Green Book (both now available to members online under "Resources"), and HSN Message Exchange emails.