UT Gardens News

HGTV Photo Slideshow Features UT Gardens

As part of the Southern University Garden Tour, HGTV visited UT Gardens for a photo slideshow on their website. The twenty-eight images show a wide variety of bright blooms, container plantings, and peaceful viewing spots from the gardens.

UT Gardens Designated Tennessee’s Official Botanical Garden

Governor Bill Haslam has signed a bill designating the UT Gardens the official botanical garden for the Volunteer State. The UT Gardens are operated by the UT Institute of Agriculture and can be found in three locations: the UTIA campus in Knoxville, the West Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center in Jackson, and the recently added location at the Plateau AgResearch and Education Center in Crossville.

Holiday ‘Staycation': UT Has Plenty of Activities to Fill the Free Hours


As the fall semester comes to a close, there are still plenty of activities to fill your free time during the holiday season. From the Clarence Brown Theatre’s annual production of A Christmas Carol to hands-on activities at the UT Gardens, the campus has something for everyone.

UT Gardens to Premier Summer Camp

UT Gardens is excited to present its first summer camp opportunities for children ages 4 to 12. Each two-hour to six-hour camp will explore a different garden topic and includes fun activities and take-home projects for children.

UT Blooms Days Garden Festival and Marketplace This Weekend

Unique garden goods, live musical performances, workshops, children’s activities and more make the UT Gardens’ Blooms Days a great destination for more than just gardeners. The event will run Saturday, June 27, from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. and Sunday, June 28, from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. Tickets at the gate cost $6.