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






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As a supplier of quality plant material in middle Tennessee, Bates Nursery & Garden Center provides not only superior plants, but also expertise and selection unmatched in the region. Our inventory is unrivaled.  With our extensive network of suppliersmonrovia logo we offer the ultimate experience in horticultural shopping.  Since we sell exclusively container-grown plants, we help our customers meet their landscape needs year-round.

We carry everything from groundcovers to large specimen containerMonrovia pergola trees.  We offer the widest selection of seasonal color with annuals, as well as the most complete selection of perennial plants for year-round enjoyment.  Woody ornamentals for the landscape are available in a vast array; whether you need broadleaf evergreens, deciduous shrubs, or eye-popping conifers we have it all.  Of course we carry everything else you could want: Ornamental grasses, Japanese Maples, Edible (fruiting) landscape plants and topiary plants to compliment any landscape.

An extensive inventory wouldn't mean much without information to back it up.  Here on our website, we offer state-of-the-art information.  Our entire inventory is searchable and is updated at least daily.  The listings of what is on-hand at Bates are accompanied by the quantity available as well as pricing.  Most items are linked to informational pages to give more depth of product information.

Since we have been growing plants for generations, we understand the vital nature of growing media.  At Bates Nursery & Garden Center, we sell only EarthMix® brand soils and amendments.  The success our customers experience begins at the ground level. 

Container gardening is a vital part of any landscape.  We carry a great selection of containers for your home, office or apartment.  Container gardening gives everyone an opportunity to exercise their green thumb.

Whether you are a homeowner or a landscape professional, Bates Nursery & Garden Center is here for you.  We look forward to helping you create beauty in your garden!


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Hours & Location

Summer Hours:

Monday - Saturday

8 a.m. to 4 p.m.


Noon to 4 p.m.


3810 Whites Creek Pike

Nashville, TN 37207-1899


(615) 876-1014

Just minutes from Rivergate, Opry Mills, or Nashville West.  It is worth the drive from anywhere! 
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