Story Thyme in the Garden

Grow with us!  Pre-school age children are invited to join us for Story Thyme in the Garden at 10:30 a.m. every Wednesday from April through October.  Every week we’ll learn a new topic as we explore the garden, read a story, and do a fun craft.  To learn more, visit



Seed to Plate Class

Savor the tastes of spring with us in the first of our Seed to Plate culinary art classes! Join local food advocate and chef Willa Essie to learn how to prepare a selection of dishes grown and harvested fresh from the Knoxville Botanical Garden and Arboretum’s Center for Urban Agriculture. We will meet at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 9 in the Historic Mule Barn located at 2649 Boyds Bridge Pike.  To learn more, visit



Summer Solstice Dinner

Mark your calendars for the Sixth Annual Summer Solstice Dinner the evening of Friday, June 22! The dinner will feature local food, local brews, and local friends! Enjoy a night under the stars and a delicious meal made from fresh ingredients from the KBGA Center for Urban Agriculture. Click HERE for information about tickets, donations, sponsorship, and volunteering coming soon!


Tree Veneration Series: Bough and Limb

Our next class in the Tree Veneration Series will be Personification of Bough & Limb.  Join local artist Gerry Moll for an investigation into the anatomy of trees, drawing out similarities and connections with human anatomy.  We will explore a variety of historic examples of tree personification from several cultures.  Participants will select a tree on the grounds to dress in human clothing with an eye towards attributing specific human characteristics in the adornment of their carefully chosen tree.  The class will be held at 9 a.m. on Saturday, June 30th.  To learn more and register online, visit

Summer Camp

Fun in the Sun … and the Soil! Calling all young gardeners and adventures ages 6-12! It’s time to register for the Knoxville Botanical Garden and Arboretum’s summer camp! Join us for fun in the garden and exploration of the vast KBGA grounds. Join us July 10, 17, 24, and 31 from 9am-3pm.

You child is sure to gain a bountiful harvest of knowledge and enthusiasm for the great outdoors! Join us and see what fun lies ahead! Happy Gardening!

More information and registration will be coming soon!




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