University of Tennessee Gardens

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United States of America - Tennessee - Knoxville

Institution Code: UTK

International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: Yes

About the University of Tennessee Gardens

The University of Tennessee (UT) Gardens have been established to foster appreciation, education, and stewardship of plants through horticultural gardens, displays, collections, educational programs, and research. The UT Gardens are a "living laboratory," a vital resource for the teaching, research, and public service missions of the University of Tennessee. The Gardens are an educational facility that supports and integrates teaching, research, and service relative to the needs of the Department of Plant Sciences, the University, green industry professionals, and the general public.

Main Address:
University of Tennessee Gardens
Department of Plant Sciences, 252 Ellington Plant Sciences Building
2431 Joe Johnson Drive
Tennessee 37996 United States of America

Telephone: (865) 974-8265
Fax: (865) 974-1947
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Dr. Susan Hamilton, Director
    Curator's Name: James Newburn, Assistant Director
    Plant Records Officer's Name: Alexandria Smith, Plant Collections Curator

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Educational: Yes
  • Date founded: 1983
  • Physical Data
  • Latitude: 35.9473976
    Longitude: -83.9400324
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres

Features and Facilities

  • Open to public: Yes
    Friends society: Yes
  • Number of Visitors: 50000

Plant Collections

Conservation Programmes

Research Programmes

Education Programmes