2022 Society Meetings & Events


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


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.