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Tree Veneration: Personification of Bough & Limb

Saturday, June 30th, 2018

Personification of Bough & Limb The next Tree Veneration art workshop that will be offered is Personification of Bough & Limb.  The class will be held at 9 a.m. on Saturday, June 30th in the Dogwood Center located at 2817 Boyds Bridge Pike. This workshop begins with an investigation into the anatomy of trees, drawing […]


Seed to Plate Class

Saturday, June 9th, 2018

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 […]


Tree Veneration Series: Bark HeART

Saturday, April 14th, 2018

Venerate:  to regard with reverential respect or with admiring deference Join us as we kick off the Tree Veneration art workshop series!  The first class Bark HeArt will be be held on Saturday, April 14th, 12:30-4:30 in our Historic Mule Barn. Local artist Gerry Moll will lead an investigation into the tradition of carving one’s […]


Barbarians at the Gate! Controlling Invasive Plants

Saturday, March 3rd, 2018

East Tennessee is one of the most diverse areas in the world for native plants, but this welcoming environment can attract some not so well behaved plants too.  Join our Director of Horticulture Brian Campbell for this two hour class as he covers many of the invasive and aggressive plants that we commonly encounter, along […]


Bee Educated: Beekeeping Essentials

Saturday, August 26th, 2017

Do you find honey tasty? What about fruits and vegetables? If you enjoy a stroll through a lovely garden, and can appreciate fresh cuisine then this workshop pertains to you! The world would be an entirely different place without bees, and it is easy to take their hard work for granted. Come join Ashley Reeve […]


Natives in the Landscape

Saturday, April 29th, 2017

We love native plants!  From woodland spring ephemerals like Trillium and wood poppy, to the sunny summer blooms of wildflowers like coneflowers and bee balm, and all the fantastic grasses, trees and shrubs, native plants can make a beautiful, durable, and ecologically beneficial addition to the landscape. Interested in learning more about how to use native plants […]


Grow Your Garden: Spring Fruits and Veggies

Saturday, February 18th, 2017

  Join us as we kick off the Grow Your Garden series! Participants will learn about growing a fruits and vegetables this spring and discuss what to plant, when to plant it, and how to grow a spring edible garden.  Pre-registered participants will take home seeds and starter plants. When: 9am – 11am Saturday, February […]


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