3810 Whites Creek Pike, Nashville, TN 37207 (615) 876-1014

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Warranty & Planting

Full warranty details and planting instructions

Hours & Location

Summer Hours:

Monday - Saturday

8 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Sunday

Closed 'til October

Address:

3810 Whites Creek Pike

Nashville, TN 37207-1899

Phone:

(615) 876-1014

Just minutes from Rivergate, Opry Mills, or Nashville West.  It is worth the drive from anywhere!
Click here for a map and directions.

 

BATES NEWS

Timing

25% off EVERYTHING* extended through September 3rd! 08/28/2015
 

I’m convinced.  The secret to success in life can be simply stated: Timing.  To be sure, a great many things occur that are well beyond our control.  I am not referring to those.  It is those things that lie directly in our path, where we clearly have a choice, to which I speak. 

If I am going to do something, with few exceptions, the best time is now.  The reason ‘now’ is the best time for me is because ‘now’ is when I’m thinking about it.  Here’s the reason why: No one has greater intentions than me; it’s my actions that often come up short. There are a great many things I intend to do, but for one reason or another, I get distracted and fail to get it done.  My dear friend, and never-ending source of wry wisdom, Don Sheffield, says it succinctly: “My priorities are what I did today”.  Priorities aren’t priorities if I don’t get them attended to.  I may glean a small sense of false comfort by reassuring myself that I intended to do something.  I only get a real sense of satisfaction when I actually take the action and do it.

Take rhizomatous undesirables such as Bermuda grass or Johnson grass in your fescue lawn, for instance.  You may have every intention of getting those sprayed before fall seeding season.  You know with absolute certainty that getting those killed before fall grass planting season is imperative to success in establishing a new turf.  Somehow a couple of weeks get past before you take action.  Be that the case, your timing will be off. The unwanted vegetation will certainly return next year, more firmly established. Do it now!

If you have intended to vote in The Nashville Scene’s Best of Nashville 2015, your time is running out. We would appreciate your vote, if you haven’t done so already.  We thank you for considering us to be Nashville’s best Nursery & Garden Center!

25% off EVERYTHING* continues ‘til September 3rd,

David Bates

*Excluding: gift cards, deliveries and bulk soils/mulches/stone


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Awards & Recognition

2014 Retailer of the Year - Tennessee Nursery & Landscape Association
11-Time Winner "Best of Nashville" Local Nursery & Garden Center, by readers of the Nashville Scene
(including last 6 consecutive years!)
2013 Top 10 Nashville Business Twitter Site - Nashville Business Journal
2006 Air Award; Best Locally Produced Specialty Radio Program;
The At Home Show with Josh Cary & David Bates

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