Litke Greenhouse and Nursery Procurement Processes

Litke Greenhouse and Nursery is Knoxville, Tennessee's agricultural supplier. They specialize in commercial and home-based plants, ranging from orchids and roses to dogwood and jasmine trees. Ros Litke, owner, sponsored a project to create a year-round garden and showcase that would serve multiple purposes:

• A greenhouse that could hold plants

• An educational facility for classes and seminars

• A marketing piece that could gain national attention

• A tourist destination for gardeners, photographers, and local residents

The project scope called for the design and installation of a large greenhouse like no other facility in the Southeast. The greenhouse simulates a lush Smoky Mountain cove with adult trees, younger saplings, indigenous plants, a water feature with rainbow trout, and a limited amount of birds. The project was dubbed "Snapshot of East Tennessee" because it reflected the ideal East Tennessee environment.

Project Management Made Easy

Project Management Made Easy

What you need to know about… Project Management Made Easy! Project management consists of more than just a large building project and can encompass small projects as well. No matter what the size of your project, you need to have some sort of project management. How you manage your project has everything to do with its outcome.

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