by Brenda Hise
The Country Fair at Rosemark Home and Garden Exposition will include special exhibits and activities by the Shelby County 4-H Honor Club, Davies Manor Association, Inc., and Daughters of the American Revolution, River City Chapter, a Vintage Apron Exhibit, and cooking demonstrations by Cathy Faust of the University of Tennessee Extension Office. Also, a National Garden Club Horticulture Specialty Flower Show hosted by the Garden Club of Rosemark will be center stage in Memorial Hall.
“Home Grown: A Patchwork of Country Gardening” will be a judged Horticulture Specialty Flower Show open to the public. All residents of north Shelby and south Tipton area are invited to participate by bringing horticulture specimens to Memorial Hall of Richland ARP Church, 8658 Rosemark Road in the Rosemark community. The Flower Show will be open for viewing from 10:00 am until 4:00 pm on Saturday, September 30.
All horticulture entries are to be brought to Memorial Hall on Friday, September 29 from 4:00 pm-7 pm or from 7-8 am on Saturday, September 30. If entering the Botanical Arts Photography Division of the Flower Show, the entry must relate to horticulture, gardening, or landscape design. Photo image size must not exceed 5” x 7” and must be matted or framed. Exhibits will be displayed at eye level on black display boards provided by the Flower Show Committee.
The Home & Garden Show is encouraging people to bring their horticultural entries or photographs of plants and flowers and vintage aprons this year.
Additional copies of Flower Show schedule may be downloaded from www.rosemarkhistoricdistrict.com, or email Penny Glover (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Molly Hampton (email@example.com).