Come Nov. 15 for an informative lecture followed by an exciting conifer plant sale

Conifers in the UT Gardens, Knoxville

​The UT Gardens, Knoxville, is an American Conifer Society Reference Garden and it's collection includes numerous specimens of interest to local gardeners. Photo courtesy UTIA. Download image​.

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Everyone is invited to learn from University of Tennessee Gardens experts about some of the most beautiful evergreen trees and shrubs available and how best to use them in your landscape. The event is indoors, Sunday, November 15, 2015, at the University of Tennessee Brehm Animal Science Arena at 2506 River Drive on the UT agricultural campus. This is near the UT Gardens, Knoxville.

Visitors are invited to attend a free lecture by UT plant science faculty members Sue Hamilton and Andy Pulte from 1:30 - 3 p.m., to be followed by a conifer sale from 3 – 5 p.m.

Adaptable to a wide range of soil and site conditions, conifers are the perfect anchor and companion plant in any landscape and ideal for providing four-season interest. After the lecture, shop at our UT Gardens conifer sale for exclusive and hard-to-find selections and add to your low-maintenance landscape.

Limited quantities are available. The UT Gardens is an American Conifer Society Reference Garden and our staff has used our experience to search far and wide to choose selections that perform best in our mid-South region. More than 140 different conifer selections are being offered including pine (Pinus), Japanese cedar (Cryptomeria), arborvitae (Thuja), hemlock (Tsuga), yew (Taxus), Japanese plum yew (Cephalotaxus), juniper (Juniperus), cypress (Cupressus), cedar (Cedrus), false cypress (Chamaecyparis), and Dawn redwood (Metasequoia), bald cypress (Taxodium), spruce (Picea), Japanese elkhorn cypress (Thujopsis).

A complete list of all conifers to be sold along with prices can be found at:  

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The UT Gardens, Knoxville, 865-974-8265,​