The University of Tennessee Arboretum Society’s 51st Annual Spring Plant Sale will gather the best of four local nurseries in one location. The public sale will be held on Saturday, April 21
The University of Tennessee Arboretum Society’s 51st Annual Spring Plant Sale
will gather the best of four local nurseries in one location.
The public sale will be held on Saturday, April 21 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the UT
Arboretum at 901 S. Illinois Ave. (Hwy. 62) in Oak Ridge. The “Members Only” sale will
be on Friday evening, April 20th from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Memberships may be
purchased at that time for this “early bird” shopping opportunity. By joining UTAS on
Friday night, people can enjoy the membership benefit of having the first pick of our
beautiful selection of plants, some of which sell out that evening." Checks, cash and
credit cards will be accepted.
Beaver Creek and Riverdale Nurseries from Knoxville, Sunlight Gardens from
Andersonville and East Fork Nursery from Sevierville will be offering a large and varied
selection of shrubs, trees, wildflowers, perennials, annuals and edibles. Two plant
propagators from the Chattanooga area will have unusual and a few rare plants at the
sale. Additionally, an assortment of donated plants from Society members will be
Brad Greenwood Designs will be returning with botanically themed copper
garden ornaments and steel features for the home and yard. Dano’s Hot Dogs from
Lenoir City will be offering an expanded sandwich menu along with his famous
Retired U.T. horticulture professor Dr. Will Witte, the “Answer Man”, will be on
site to answer your plant questions.
(Saturday) 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
UT Arboretum – Oak Ridge
901 S. Illinois Avenue