A beautiful bouquet of pink and apricot colored zinnias

Thank you for your interest in the UT Gardens. With locations in Knoxville, Crossville and Jackson, Tennessee, the UT Gardens are open free to the public, which means the growth and development of our programs is almost entirely dependent upon private support from people like you.


There are a variety of ways you can support and help the University of Tennessee Gardens grow:

Gardens Membership: Choose a membership level to help support the UT Gardens in Knoxville, Crossville, and Jackson. Memberships may be purchased for a friend.

Donation to the Gardens: ​You may choose to donate any amount to the Gardens. These gifts may also be made in honor of or in memory of another individual.


Benefits of Membership

Your UT Gardens membership entitles you to the member benefits offered at any of the three UT garden sites: Knoxville, Crossville and Jackson. The following are benefits for members:
  • Receive our Gardens magazine, printed twice a year
  • Eligible for discounts at plant sales
  • Receive invitations to attend previews before some events are open to the public
  • Register for classes or workshops at a reduced rate
  • Enjoy reciprocal admissions benefits at nearly 300 gardens across the United States. Visit the American Horticultural Society's Reciprocal Admissions Programs to learn more about the program

Membership Levels

The  UT Gardens offers several membership levels. Memberships are for 12 months.

  • Student - $15
  • ​Individual - $35
  • Family - $50
  • Commercial Photography* - $100
  • Iris - $100
  • Coneflower - $250
  • Maypop - $500
  • Tulip Poplar - $1,000


*View the Garden's Professional Photography Policy.

** Memberships are not tax deductable.

Join Now

 
 Join or renew using a credit cardvia our secure online giving site. Select the level at which you wish to join and follow the prompts.

Join or renew by cash or check — Please fill out the membership form and mail it along with your payment to: 

UT Gardens
Attn: Membership
252 Ellington Plant Sciences Bldg.
2431 Joe Johnson Drive
Knoxville, TN 37996    


Thanks again for your support. It is vital to our success!!





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