Small Business Owner, Grower
Eddie McKeithen founded McKeithen Growers in 1995, and has experience in horticulture, landscaping, wetland & habitat restoration, and growing native trees. His prior professional experience included co-owning Sun Bay Nursery, working as a manager at Treehouse Nursery, a project estimator at Horticultural Systems, and owning ELM Environmental (which later consolidated into McKeithen Growers).
Eddie is a member of the Board of Directors for FANN, currently serving as Vice President.
BS degree in Forestry and Geology, University of the South (Sewanee).
Enjoy seeing underused native trees and learning how to increase the number and variety of native trees in the urban landscape. There are a great many native tree species to choose from, but only a small number are routinely used. For both aesthetic and ecological reasons, more native tree species should be used in landscaping. […]