​​Come Discover the Plateau Discovery Gardens

Plateau Discovery Gardens, Crossville, TN

Visitors enjoyed the Fall Gardeners' Festival at the Plateau Discovery Gardens in August 2014. Come see the gardens at the May 2nd plant sale. Photo by P. McDaniels, courtesy UTIA.


CROSSVILLE, Tenn. — The University of Tennessee Gardens – Crossville, also known as the Plateau Discovery Gardens, will hold a plant sale on May 1 and 2 at the gardens site on the grounds of the UT Plateau AgResearch and Education Center. All proceeds will benefit the Pavilion Building Fund.
A pre-sale will be held Friday, May 1, from 3 p.m. until 6 p.m. CDT. This sale is for Friends of the UT Gardens only, and visitors must show proof of membership to participate.

On Saturday, May 2, a public sale will be held from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. CDT. This sale is open to all.
The sale will feature ornamental annuals and perennials, herbs, vegetables, shrubs and trees. A complete plant/price list is available online at the website for the Cumberland County Master Gardeners Association: ccmga.org.

For both sales only cash or checks will be accepted. There will be no credit or debit transactions. A 10 percent discount will be offered to Friends of the UT Gardens.
The UT Gardens-Crossville: Plateau Discovery Gardens are located at 320 Experiment Station Road, in Crossville, zip code 38571. A map to the gardens is also available online. The gardens are part of the UT Gardens’ statewide system which together form the State of Tennessee Botanical Garden.

The UT Institute of Agriculture provides instruction, research and outreach through the UT College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, the UT College of Veterinary Medicine, UT AgResearch, including its system of 10 research and education centers, and UT Extension offices in every county in the state.

Patricia McDaniels, UTIA Marketing and Communications, 615-835-4570,