This weekend I will have the opportunity to talk about a subject that is dear to my heart. Nashville. I grew up there and have many fond memories of my life in Music City USA. I was raised by parents who loved country music and many times took us to the Grand Ole Opry to witness firsthand an American tradition. First at the Ryman Auditorium and later to the Grand Ole Opry house.
It always amazes me to attend a performance at the Ryman, even today, no matter where you sit, it seems your within arms length of the stage. That’s the beauty of country music, it draws you in and hits close to home.
It was no surprise to me when I began to read about plans to establish a rose garden in the heart of downtown Nashville and even more excited to know that many of the country music legends I have come to love over the years like Brenda Lee, Barbara Mandrell and Lynn Anderson got involved. The Nashville Music Garden is this weeks topic on Rose Chat Radio. We’ll be chatting with Troy Marden, garden designer and host of the “Volunteer Gardener” a Tennessee based gardening television show. Troy is a big advocate of this garden and will share with us the heartwarming story of how this garden began, what roses are planted there and also about the bright future of this garden that showcases the many roses named for country music stars and their songs.
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