The Perennial Plant Society of Middle Tennessee

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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

PPS is Meeting Live in November

Tues., Nov. 16, Belle Meade United Methodist Church

6:30 Socially distanced social hour

6:45 Short business meeting including vote on 2022 officer slate

7:00 Speaker Carol Taylor, Davidson County Master Gardener

We are so happy to welcome everyone back to an in-person meeting this month.

As we did pre-Covid, PPS will be meeting at Belle Meade United Methodist Church, 121 Davidson Rd., Nashville. Access to the meeting room is on the far south side of the church away from Davidson. Please park and enter on that side only, not through the church

Covid protocols: Belle Meade church requires that all those indoors wear masks, even with vaccinations. No food or drinks will be served. We will do a plant exchange at this meeting.

Speaker: Carol Taylor, DCMG

The Science Behind Composting

Learn about the science of how composting works (the workforce/microbes) to produce benefits for the garden and how to get started with composting. Think about what’s in your garbage, learn where to put the compost pile, what can go in the compost pile and what cannot go in the pile, how to gather “greens” (nitrogen) and “browns”(carbon) for the pile, etc.

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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

In Person Perennial Plant Sale

Save the Day: April 9, 2022

The Perennial Plant Society of Middle Tennessee is thrilled to announce we will be conducting our annual plant sale in person again in 2022. And once again, our experts will be on hand to help you pick the perfect perennial or shrub to make your garden its best in 2022. This year, we will also offer Concierge Plant Pick-Up for easy shopping.

The sale will take place on Saturday, April 9 at the new Expo 3 building of The Fairgrounds Nashville. Doors open at 9:00 a.m., but smart shoppers know arrive by 8:00!

A preliminary list of available plants will be posted in January on this site. Watch Facebook and Instagram for updates and featured plants. Can’t wait to see you in person at the Sale!

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