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
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.
Classes may be over and most students gone, but there’s still plenty to do on the UT Knoxville campus. So if you’re anticipating a holiday at home—a “staycation”—there are some happenings you won’t want to miss.
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.
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.