What’s Happening at the Gardens?

The best way to keep up to date about what’s going on at the Gardens is by following our social media. If you’re not on social media, you can check out some of our most recent posts below!

This Saturday! We invite you to join in planting sunflowers for the Labor Day Sunflower Project 🌻🌻🌻 The Labor Day Sunflower Project (LDSP) is an annual event occuring each Labor Day. Previously held in downtown Knoxville, it will be hosted at the Knox Botanical Gardens in 2021. The event is a collective art project and celebration where community members gather their harvests to weave together a sunflower art installation that represents all their work and growth of the year.We will be gathering this Saturday to plant our seeds for the project. Join us! We will meet at the visitor center 2743 Wimpole ave at 9:00 AM. Late comers can send us a private message for directions. Happy planting! ... See MoreSee Less
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Ever since spring came on in full swing, we have been in the gardens and haven’t had as much time to post ! But here are some of April’s blooms 🌼🌸🌷💐 #flowerreport #whatsinbloom Slides:1- Jacobs Ladder2- Flowering quince and Viburnum 3- Fothergilla4- Calycanthus (spice bush) 5- Narcissus 6- Tree Peony7- Native Columbine 8- Crested Iris 9- Lady Banks Rose 10- Phlox Subtulata ... See MoreSee Less
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Ten years ago in the spring of 2011, the USA and Scotland planted four trees in a symbol of friendship: two oaks and two dogwoods. One of each was planted at the Royal Botanical Garden in Edinburg, Scotland and at the Knoxville Botanic Garden in Knoxville, Tennessee. 🌱🌳🌲This Saturday April 10 we are hosting a small outdoor celebration for the ten-year anniversary of the planting and for the friendship between our nations. It begins at 10:00 at the Knoxville Botanical Gardens on Wimpole ave. We will have a speaker and a musical performance. See you there! #trees4twonations #friendship ... See MoreSee Less
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A few of this weeks blooms🌱🌸🌼🌹1. Chinese wild ginger 2. Flowering quince 3. Forsythia 4. Japanese andromeda 5. Mahonia 6. Euphorbia esula And were just getting started ! #whatsinbloom #knoxgarden #flowerfriday #asarumsplendens #floweringquince #forsythia #pierisjaponica #mahonia #Euphorbiaesula ... See MoreSee Less
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