Mills Greenhouse & Landscaoe opened for business
in 1980 by Johnny Mills. Johnny received a Bachelors
of Science degree from the University of Tennessee in
Biology and Physical Education. As a member of the UT
football team, he held the record for the most receiving
yards in a single game for 35 years. Johnny acquired
his love for the outdoors working at Pine Mountain Settlement
School in Bledsoe, KY where he was a teacher. Johnny
is also licensed and certified in Pest Control Application.
Carla Mills is originally from Harlan, KY.
Carla has a Bachelors of Science degree in Elementary
Education from Lincoln Memorial University and a Masters
degree from Union College. She also obtained a Rank
1 from Eastern Kentucky University (30 hours above a
Masters degree).She met Johnny while teaching in Harlan
and they decided to move back to Elizabethton with her
12 year old son, Hannon.
Howard attended East Tennessee State University and
was a top honor student. He received a degree in Ornamental
Horticulture and Landscape Design, attending East Tennessee
State University. Hannon achieved his love for the outdoors
through the influence of Johnny and working at Yellowstone
and Rocky Mountain National Parks. He is also licensed
and certified in pest control application, along with
being a Tennessee Certified Nursery Professional (TCNP),
promoting a higher standard in the industry. Hannon
received an award at WSCC as Horticulturist of the year.
married his wife Jennifer, in September of 2000. Jennifer
is originally from Norman, OK. She works as a Dental
Hygienist in Jonesborough, TN.
and Jennifer also have a son. His name is Holston Elijah
Howard. Born April 25, 2003
have two dogs: Lucy and Kaybee.