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UT Gardens, Knoxville

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.

2506 Jacob Dr, Knoxville, TN 37996, USA

Place Type

On Campus, Outdoor


Upcoming Events

Howl-O-Ween Pooch Parade & Pet Expo

The UT Gardens Knoxville is pleased to present our sixth annual Howl-O-Ween Pooch Parade and Pet Expo, a fun Halloween-themed event sponsored by the UT...

10/20 1pm
Project Impact Fall Festival

Come join Gamma SIgma Sigma in our first ever fall festival! This year we're fundraising for the Trevor Project, an organization focused on suicide...

11/3 1pm
UT Gardens Book Club

"If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need." (Cicero) This book club is for those folks who love plants and books and even books about...

11/15 1pm
Holiday Wreath Making

Kick off your winter festivities by making your own gorgeous wreath using freshly harvested greenery from the Gardens. All levels of experience welcome. We...

12/7 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!