Interested in starting your own entrepreneurial journey but unsure what to expect? Then read up on our interview with Tammy Sons, Owner of TN Nursery, located in Altamont, TN, USA.

What's your business, and who are your customers?

TN Nursery is my business. We cater to Consumers and Homeowners.

Tell us about yourself

My dad founded Mountain Ornamental Nursery. I took over the business 26 years ago and changed the name to TN Nursery. Motivation comes from the love of my job.

What's your biggest accomplishment as a business owner?

My biggest accomplishment is being able to provide local people with a steady income stream and offer the public plants priced affordable.

What's one of the hardest things that comes with being a business owner?

Long work hours.

What are the top tips you'd give to anyone looking to start, run and grow a business today?

You must be dedicated to what your job role is. There are no sick days; the work must go on one. Always be ready for adversity and meet it with diligence and stay steadfast.

Where can people find you and your business?


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