The Perennial Plant Society of Middle TN is a nonprofit TN organization supporting horticulture education in TN, the use of perennial plants in the landscape and giving advice about effective gardening techniques. Our activities include:
Monthly public meetings with expert speakers, private garden tours, meeting plant swaps, a huge annual plant sale, and funding of horticultural scholarships to Tennessee students.
WHAT'S NEW AT PPS
PLANT SOCIETY MEETING
Date: Tues, Oct 18
Location: Belle Meade Methodist Church
Time: 6:30 pm social: 7:00 pm program
Speaker: Rita Randolph
Rita Randolph of Rita’s Rare Plants in Jackson, TN, who will speak on “Containers for Four Seasons” .Rita Randolph is a lifelong horticulturist, photographer, speaker, and published author. She wrote the special “Container Gardening” special for Fine Gardening in 2009. She has made numerous presentations on plants at botanic gardens, horticultural societies, and conferences for many years. She received the Sterling Award as one of the top 20 most influential women in West Tennessee for her educational work.
With her husband, Rita operated Randolph’s Greenhouses near Jackson for 35 years. The greenhouse, which operated for almost 70 years, was started by her parents.
What's New in 2022?
We will look at some new and interesting varieties of plants that have recently emerged on the market. There are a lot of breeding programs and introductions being made every year so Megan will narrow down the field to some of the most exciting and some of the most versatile.
Benefits of Membership
The Perennial Plant Society of Middle Tennessee is for people who enjoy landscaping, gardening and growing flowers, especially perennials that come back every year. The group and its invited speakers offer ideas, education and friendship to all. Members include amateurs and professionals, beginners and 'old hands,' and their gardens range from large estate landscapes to small plots beside the kitchen door.
Invitations to attend private garden tours at some of the most beautiful gardens in the Middle Tennessee area.
Attend monthly society meetings with special program presentations from guest speakers
Swap plant ideas and plants with other society members
Be a part of one of the largest plant sales in Tennessee
Help fund scholarships for local deserving horticultural students
2023 Annual Plant Sale
April 8, 2023
Mark your calendars. Details coming early 2023
The 2022 Plant Sale Is Over
Another Successful Plant Sale
A Great Big Thank You To All Our
Customers, Vendors, Suppliers, Society Members and Volunteers