This garden and the associated museum were originally the property of the Cheek family who owned a chain of grocery stores. They were most noted for a coffee blend they developed for the Maxwell House Hotel which, of course, became a famous brand of coffee in its own right. The gardens now cover an area of about 100 acres.

Cheekwood Botanical Garden
1200 Forrest Park Drive
Nashville Tennessee 37205

Visited this larger, well-maintained garden on a steamy hot day in July. It has a large collection of ornamental plants, ponds and architectural/artistic displays. Well worth the visit.

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