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: June 15, 2021 7:PM Central Time

Time:7:00 p.m. Central Time
Highlights of the Cooper-Young

Garden Walk and Ideas for Your Garden
Presented by: Kim Halyak,
Cooper-Young Garden Walk, Founder, Chair

Advance Registration Required:  Click Here to Register 

The Annual Garden Walk in the Cooper-Young neighborhood of Memphis is a fantastic event that has grown into the largest garden walk in the mid-south. Kim is going to discuss the highlights and growth of the garden walk. She will also discuss how you can create signature pieces to be the focal point in your own garden.

Kim is an avid gardener, garden speaker, blogger, retired teacher, and imaginative placemaker. In 2016, she founded the Cooper-Young Garden Walk, a quirky, imaginative 2-day garden extravaganza that encompasses 80+ gardens, artist studios, businesses, community gardens and much neighborhood involvement.

Kim’s mission is to make Memphis and the Midsouth a Premier Garden Tourist Destination through open garden tours and special garden events. Garden Tourism is the second fastest growing tourism sector behind food tourism. 

In her spare time, Kim enjoys speaking to garden and neighborhood groups about growing beauty in communities, traveling with her husband, visiting family, and discovering garden gems around the country.

She is a member of: The Cooper-Young Garden Club, The Kennedy View Club, The Horticultural Society, The Herb Society, The Garden Bloggers Fling, and the Garden Communicators International.

This document outlines the steps to register for the Zoom Webinar: 

Zoom Registration Procedures


NOTE:  Additional Zoom Meeting information is located at the end of the newsletter:  ZoomMeetingAccessInfo

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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

Annual Plant Sale

The Perennial Plant Society has an annual plant sale in Nashville TN, probably one of the largest in Tennessee. Due to the COVID pandemic we had to switch to a virtual plant sale in 2020 and 2021. 

The Annual Plant Sale for 2021 has SOLD OUT. For 2022, we are hopeful that we will be able to have an in person plant sale

Look for announcements about the 2022 Plant Sale on our website early March 2022.

As always, we will have hundreds of great, locally grown plants for sun and shade for you to choose from.  And once again, your purchases will support horticultural education and scholarship in Tennessee.

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