Alexandria Walkins, is on cloud nine when her boss retires, and she becomes the new owner of Walkins' Nursery and Landscape Services, located in the quaint town of Bridgeville, Alabama. When Alex decides to branch out into landscaping, the other landscaper in town, Richard Burge is unhappy. Before long Alex's jobs are sabotaged, and she's threatened.
Jerrod Garwood, a tech millionaire and the new owner of the recently restored Hilltop Manor, hires Alex to fix a botched landscape job by none other than Alex's archrival. Because of her hardheadedness, Alex uncovers a horrific crime, and now Jerrod is the prime suspect.
Determined to prevent him from being arrested, she launches her own investigation. Suddenly, Alex finds herself with a very long list of suspects and not much time.
While the police are closing in on Jerrod, Alex is being threatened, and it's only a matter of time before the real killer decides she's next. Alex soon discovers being a landscape architect is No Bed of Roses