Saturday, October 8, Is the Date!

UT Arboretum Plant Sale

The University of Tennessee Arboretum Society is holding its fall plant sale on Saturday, October 8, 2016, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the UT Arboretum in Oak Ridge. Photo courtesy UTIA.


OAK RIDGE, Tenn. – Fall is the ideal time to add plants to the landscape, so the University of Tennessee Arboretum Society is holding its fall plant sale on Saturday, October 8, 2016, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the UT Arboretum.

Beaver Creek Nursery, East Fork Nursery, Riverdale Nursery, Sunlight Gardens, as well as UT Arboretum Society members and friends will offer a variety of high quality plants at this sale. Cash, checks and credit cards will be accepted for payment.

Retired UT horticulture professor Will Witte, affectionately known by the Arboretum Society as the “Answer Man,” will be on hand to help answer your plant questions.

Refreshments will sold by Dano’s Hot Dogs of Oak Ridge. Dano’s will feature his popular hot dogs, burgers and lemonade.

For 51 years the University of Tennessee Arboretum Society, a non-profit organization, has been dedicated to furthering the objectives and programs of the University of Tennessee’s 250-acre Arboretum in Oak Ridge. Proceeds from this sale and other Society fund-raising events go toward the operating expenses and endowment fund for the UT Arboretum. To learn more about the Arboretum Society, and the UT Arboretum Endowment Fund, go online to www.utarboretumsociety.org
 
For more information on the Plant Sale, call 865-482-6656.

The UT Arboretum is a program of the Forest Resources AgResearch and Education Center.

Through its mission of research, teaching and extension, the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture touches lives and provides Real. Life. Solutions. ag.tennessee.edu

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Contact:

Melanie Staten, UT Arboretum Society, 865-776-8227