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UT Gardens, Crossville

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.

320 Experiment Station Rd, Crossville, TN 38571

Place Type

Off Campus




Upcoming Events

Vegetable Gardening 101

Get advice on how to plant, grow and harvest vegetables. An overview of raised bed gardening will be provided for folks dealing with shallow soils on the...

3/25 9am
Native Plants & Biodiversity

Photos will show that native flowers provide a rich and aesthetic variety of colors in a garden throughout the growing season. Native plants are highly...

4/17 9am
Growing Tomatoes: Varieties, Planting, Common Problems, and Solutions

Learn the best varieties, heirloom versus hybrid, seeds and seedlings, planting, and ways to grow them. He will discuss mulching, pinching suckers, watering,...

4/29 9am
Herbs Workshop: Origins, Types, and Uses

Come join us as we explore origins, cultivation requirements, types, and uses of herbs. Handouts as well as examples of herbs will be provided. Also...

5/8 1pm
Backyard Birding for Beginners

Learn the basics of how to attract birds as well as how to feed and identify some of our feathered friends. Many photos included to familiarize you with some...

6/17 9am

Recent Events

Saving Seeds


Pollinator Walk


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UT Gardens, Crossville

UT Gardens, Crossville posted a photo 7/31/2019