The Perennial Plant Society of Middle Tennessee

ABOUT US

 
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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, Nov 15

Location: Belle Meade Methodist Church

Time: 6:30 pm social: 7:00 pm  program

Speaker: Justin Stelter

Our speaker is Justin Stelter of JS Gardening LLC. , who will speak on the restoration of the gardens at Carton Plantation.

Justin has been the director of garden and grounds at Carton Plantation in Franklin,Tenn., for over a decade. The garden is a reconstructed mid-19th century kitchen and ornamental garden. In addition to his duties at Carton, Justin creates and

maintains gardens for over 200 private clients. He also served as historic garden consultant at The Hermitage from 2009 to 2012. He is currently leading the planning to recreate an 1869 orchard and mid-1800s vegetable garden at the Carter

House.

Justin has served as a board member of the Southern Garden History Society, and as president of the Tennessee Nursery & Landscape Association. He is currently a board member of the Nashville City Cemetery and the Professional Landscape

Association in Nashville.

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.

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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

PPS 2022 Plant Sale Nashville TN