|Tennessee Tractor to keep up appearances at Discovery Park |
|Posted: Monday, April 29, 2013 9:04 pm |
| Tennessee Tractor will be a major sponsor at Discovery Park of America, providing John Deere™ mowers, tractors and utility vehicles, as well as service to the 50-acre complex. |
Discovery Park has a critical need for top-of-the-line landscaping care. The site had three unique gardens — European, Japanese and American — as well as extensive landscaping in and around six areas on the grounds. The grounds includes 6,000 azaleas, as well as thousands of trees, shrubs and flowers, in addition to extensive “grassed areas” that will be used for events and activities. Discovery Park’s goal is to have grounds that are similar to a botanic garden and are equally impressive to the unique exhibit building (Discovery Center) and its exhibits.
Jim Rippy, CEO of Discovery Park, said he was delighted to have Tennessee Tractor as a sponsor. “We greatly appreciate the support that Tennessee Tractor will provide in this very important area. I can’t think of a better way to care for these extraordinary grounds than with John Deere equipment and maintenance service from Tennessee Tractor. Their new facility in Union City is just across the street from Discovery Park, so we’re even more delighted that our neighbor is helping create this extraordinary place.”
J. Adamson, general manager of Tennessee Tractor, said he was very impressed with the plans for Discovery Park.
“After touring the site a few months ago and seeing the plans for the grounds, it was clear to me that maintaining the grounds in a world-class manner was a top priority for Discovery Park,” he said. “Tennessee Tractor wanted to help and supplying John Deere equipment is a way that we can both help and showcase our equipment. I expect that most of our homeowner and farmer customers will be regular visitors at Discovery Park and we’re delighted that our equipment will help maintain the grounds and create a spectacular visitor experience as they enjoy the grounds.”
Tennessee Tractor offers new and used John Deere equipment for home, lawn and garden, as well as large agriculture, at nine locations throughout West Tennessee: Alamo, Brownsville, Dyersburg, Jackson, Martin, Paris, Ripley, Trenton and Union City. Tennessee Tractor opened its first dealership in Alamo in 1998 and has expanded to serve farmers and homeowners throughout West Tennessee.
Discovery Park of America Inc. will be a $100 million educational complex with exhibits and interactive experiences in the areas of nature, science, technology, history and art. Discovery Park is expected to open in October 2013.
Published in The Messenger 4.29.13