Cheekwood Garden Has Roots in East Nashville

04.18.12

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These days, if you want to see acres of carefully cultivated flowers in Nashville, you probably visit the grounds of Cheekwood.

 

 

 

 

But some of the plants growing there now have a longer history than Cheekwood itself. They come from East Nashville, where eighty years ago, one woman invited people by the thousands to enjoy her own private garden.