Millstone Market & Nursery provides a wide range of services to a community of garden enthusiasts throughout the Mid-South region. We offer an eclectic collection of fine cast-stone garden containers, fountains, outdoor and indoor furnishings and accessories, greenhouse services and floral design. Our full-time designers have a creative vision and the ability to bring that vision to your indoor and outdoor spaces. Our nursery is stocked with a large selection of trees and shrubs, annuals and perennials, as well as indoor and outdoor specialty and specimen plants. Many of our customers tell us that we have a wonderful selection of plants that are rare or difficult to find. Millstone Market and Nursery can help you enhance your property’s potential with the resources we have at our fingertips. Come for a visit and experience what many people have deemed their "Happy Place"!
Tricia Hunt started her gardening career over 25 years ago hand finishing ornamental cast stone containers from a space in her garage. As her skills grew so did her customer base and she assisted with all types of plant designs and installations for container gardening. With determination and creativity, she began to specialize in the design and installation of hard and soft-scapes, utilizing containers, statuary and fountains. Her patented finishing patinas are now used by Campania, the nation's leading supplier of cast stone statuary and containers. The owner of Millstone Market and Nursery, Tricia has a talent for finding unusual, eclectic and traditional merchandise featured in the Millstone gift shop. As the buyer, she concentrates on unique home and garden accessories and containers as well as antique furnishings. Tricia is married to Dade Hunt and they have three children and three grandchildren.
Lisa is a Memphis native and graduate of the Hutchison School. She holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in forest biology with minors in horticulture and wildlife management from the University of Tennessee Knoxville. While attending UT she worked in the greenhouses and trial gardens of the horticulture department and served as sole curator during one summer. Lisa was previously employed by a Knoxville geranium specialty greenhouse as well as other local Memphis area nurseries. In addition, she earned her Series 7 and Series 66 licenses and was an office manager at FTN Financial in the Portfolio Advisors department before joining Millstone. Lisa is the mother of two daughters, Eliza age 10, and Louise age 8.
Jama Thomas holds the position of manager of Millstone's Floral Design Department. Jama completed undergraduate work at Jackson State in Jackson TN and at the University of Tennessee, Martin. Her design training at the Southern California School of Floral Design and Ramsey's School of Floral Design and her creativity with live flowers as well as permanent botanicals earned her numerous awards over the years. She has the distinction of being named Designer of the Year by both the Memphis Professional Florist Association and the Tennessee State Floral Association. Jama was associated with several local florists before joining Millstone in 2015.
Jeannie has exquisite vision for container arrangements for the indoors and out. You can find her in the greenhouse at her potting table where she creates custom designs, or at the "Arrangement Bar", where customers pick up their finished product. She is also busy merchandising and helping customers choose from our year-round selection of houseplants in all sizes. In her years at Millstone, Jeannie has honed her skills and talents with plant material and has created hundreds of beautiful arrangements. Jeannie has three children that have made her extremely proud due to their many achievements Her oldest son is in Law School and is engaged to be married. Her daughter will graduate soon as a CPA, and her youngest son plays football at the University of Memphis.
Rodrigo is an invaluable member of the Millstone team due to his loyalty and work ethic. His main duties include maintaining the property, equipment, irrigation and nursery structures. But anyone who knows Rodrigo, knows that he goes above and beyond his job description daily and is always ready to help with any project or task. An even more impressive quality Rodrigo possesses is that as a husband and a father of two girls, he is surrounded by females at work and home and he never complains!