About The Perennial Plant Society of Middle Tennessee
Activities of the Perennial Plant Society Include
The 2020 PPS Plant Sale Is Over
Thanks to the tremendous support of Middle Tennessee gardeners, the PPS Online Plant Sale has sold out!
The Perennial Plant Society of Middle Tennessee cannot express its appreciation enough for your purchases. Thanks for helping to support our horticultural education efforts.
We look forward to seeing you at the next big PPS Plant Sale, April 10, 2021 at the Fairgrounds Nashville. Stay safe and keep gardening.
Monthly Program Meetings
Due to the COVID 19 pandemic, PPS is NOT holding in person Society meetings at Belle Meade Methodist church. In September, October and November, our group will hold virtual meetings through the online Zoom platform.
Scholarships - The Perennial Plant Society of Middle Tennessee's provides scholarships for horticultural students on an annual basis. Each recipient will receive up to $2,000 per year (two semesters) of successful college work. Click Here to learn more about our scholarship program.
Garden Tours - Garden tours are held during select months of the year for members of the society only. Click Here to learn how to become a member.
Society Program Meeting Schedule
2020 PPS Meeting Schedule
Due to the COVID 19 pandemic, PPS is NOT holding in person Society meetings at Belle Meade Methodist church. In September, October and November, our group will hold virtual meetings through the online Zoom platform. Listed below are the upcoming PPS Meetings on Zoom.
Presenter - Tom Rieman
Date - Tuesday October 20, 2020
Time - 7:00 pm
Title: Weedless Gardening:
Get off your knees and save your back! Learn the four principles to eliminate weeds from the garden. These cultural practices will save you work and give you time to enjoy your garden.
Tom Rieman is a long time hobby gardener with an interest in landscape and urban horticulture. Tom and his wife Laurie, who is also a master gardener, were honored to have their garden named the Commercial Appeal ‘Garden of the Year’ in 2012. As a Tennessee Extension Master Gardener and a past president of the Memphis Horticultural Society, Tom is a frequent presenter to local garden clubs and civic groups and writes a monthly column for the Bartlett Express Newspaper.
Zoom Link. https://zoom.us/j/92774612096?pwd=RkJneStONllKS1RNeUZtWSszTjdJQT09
Meeting ID: 927 7461 2096
Presenter- Mike Berkley
Date- Tuesday November 17, 2020
Time- 7:00 pm
Title: Ch Ch Ch Ch Changes..... Turning a Landscape Around:
Converting mainstream landscapes to a more natural native garden.
Mike Berkley and Terri Barnes started GroWild, Inc. in 1997. They believed that a nursery specializing in top quality native plants could be a successful business as well as a powerful platform for advancing the use of native plants in modern landscapes. Today GroWild is recognized as one of the leading native plant nurseries in the eastern U.S. Growild has become a well-known source of quality native plant material for a multitude of designers and landscape architects, with new converts coming on board all the time .
Zoom Link- https://zoom.us/j/92887826385?pwd=QjJDb3dleSttVTY1UzFYcitDS0xWZz09
Meeting ID: 928 8782 6385