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UT Gardens

Recognized in 2013 as the official botanical gardens of the state of Tennessee, the University of Tennessee Gardens located in Knoxville, Jackson, and Crossville, are part of the UT Institute of Agriculture. Some 4,000 annuals, perennials, herbs, tropical plants, trees, shrubs, vegetables and ornamental grasses are evaluated each year. Both the Knoxville and Jackson gardens are TN Certified Arboreta. The gardens are open during all seasons and are free to the public.

2518 Jacob Drive

Place Type

On Campus, Outdoor


Upcoming Events

Howl-O-Ween Pooch Parade and Pet Expo

The University of Tennessee Gardens in Knoxville is going to the dogs for a Howl-O-Ween Pooch Parade and Pet Expo. The event, sponsored by the UT Gardens,...

10/21 1pm

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Kimbrell, Alice

Kimbrell, Alice left a positive review 4/6/2018

A huge variety of beautiful, unique plants! If you are looking for a spring plant sale in Knoxville this is hands down the best choice!