Walking Tour

Stop in the office during weekday business hours and pick up a brochure of the gardens.  This walking tour will guide you through the various themed and trial gardens.  You can also print your guide here


Guided Tour

Whether interested in a wagon tour of the UT Plateau AgResearch and Education Center, a guided tour of the gardens, or a combination of both, please call the office to schedule.  We’ll be pleased to show you around!



REAP:  Realizing Economic Agricultural Potential...One Garden at a Time

REAP kits contain seed, fertilizer, compost, worm castings, and directions for three seasons of a 4’ x 4’ garden.  Kits can be purchased for $10 each.  For more information on REAP, contact the office at (931) 484-0034.


Gardening Almanac for the Plateau

New to the Plateau?  This month by month gardening guided offers information on the average weather conditions, recommendations for garden activities, a listing of wildlife you might observe at that time, and flowers you will find blooming.  This guide sells for $4 and can be purchased at the gardens or the UT Extension Office on Livingston Street in Crossville.   


Favorite Plants for the Plateau CD

Looking for plants that will survive in this area of the Plateau?  This CD may be for you.  Cumberland County Master Gardeners have put together lists and descriptions of favorite plants successfully grown on this area of the Plateau. The CD can be purchased for $8 at the garden office, or the UT Extension Office on Livingston Street in Crossville. 


Ask-the-Master-Gardener Desk

Need answers to a gardening question or dilemma? Visit the Extension Office at 1398 Livingston Road in Crossville.  Master Gardeners are available March through November, Monday-Friday between 9 and 11 am to answer your gardening questions.  Feel free to bring in samples of insects or diseased plant material for analysis (please secure in a non-returnable baggie), or, healthy plant sample for identification.