2022 Society Meetings & Events

PLANT SOCIETY MEETING

Date: Tues, Oct 18

Location: Belle Meade Methodist Church

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

Speaker: Rita Randolph

Rita Randolph of Rita’s Rare Plants in Jackson, TN, who will speak on “Containers for Four Seasons” .Rita Randolph is a lifelong horticulturist, photographer, speaker, and published author. She wrote the special “Container Gardening” special for Fine Gardening in 2009. She has made numerous presentations on plants at botanic gardens, horticultural societies, and conferences for many years. She received the Sterling Award as one of the top 20 most influential women in West Tennessee for her educational work.

With her husband, Rita operated Randolph’s Greenhouses near Jackson for 35 years. The greenhouse, which operated for almost 70 years, was started by her parents.

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.