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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

Fabulous Fall Plant Sale

Come join us at our Fabulous Fall Plant Sale on October 1st from 9 am - 2 pm. Or come to the Preview sale for UT Gardens Members and UT Employees on...

10/1 9am
3 dogs dressed as plates of spaghetti on a red and white checked tablecloth

Come enjoy the ninth annual Howl-O-Ween Pooch Parade & Pet Expo, a fun Halloween-themed event sponsored by the UT Gardens, Knoxville and the UT College of...

10/23 1pm

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Smith, Tyler Howell

Smith, Tyler Howell left a positive review 4/22/2021

The food was great! The people running the event were really nice as well.

UT Gardens, Knoxville

UT Gardens, Knoxville posted a photo 8/10/2020