ALTERNATIVE FUNDRAISER FOR SPRING PLANT SALE ANNOUNCED TO BENEFIT UTAS by Tennessee Naturescapes and East Fork Nursery of Sevierville: Use promo code UTAS and 20% of sale Donated to UT Arboretum Society!

Promo Code UTAS

We were all shocked and disappointed when we had to announce the cancellation of our spring plant sale, but Tennessee Naturescapes and East Fork Nursery of Sevierville have offered us an amazing alternative as a Spring Fundraiser for the UT Arboretum Society Plant Sale. Beginning Tuesday March 17th – April 30 use the promo code UTAS at either business and 20% of that sale will be donated to the UT Arboretum Society!! Due to COVID-19 restrictions Tennessee Naturescapes is currently only taking online orders which include the price of shipping. Please use the code UTAS at checkout.


Tennessee Naturescapes is a wonderful community partner to the UT Arboretum. Lori McAlister and Don Williams are founding members of our Butterfly Fesitval as well.  Working outside is one thing we all love and can do now!  Please take advantage of this wonderful offer of support from Tennessee Naturescapes and show them how much we appreciate their generous support.  When shopping online enter UTAS in the PROMO CODE box during checkout. This is a multiple use code, you may use online repeatedly – everytime you buy plants through April 30th use the code UTAS  and 20% will be donated to UTAS!!

EAST FORK NURSERY OFFERS 20% DONATION TO UT Arboretum Society when you use code UTAS. East Fork Nursery of Sevierville has been a long time supporter of our UT Arboretum Society Plant Sale and we are grateful for this generous support during this time. Please contact Vivian at email below or call
(865) 453-6108, Pictures and updates about their beautiful native azaleas and conifers are available at:
https://www.facebook.com/eastfnursery/

ALTERNATIVE FUNDRAISER FOR SPRING PLANT SALE ANNOUNCED TO BENEFIT UTAS by Tennessee Naturescapes use promo code UTAS and 20% of sale Donated to UT Arboretum Society!!

Promo Code UTAS

We were all shocked and disappointed when we had to announce the cancellation of our spring plant sale, but Tennessee Naturescapes has offered us an amazing alternative as a Spring Fundraiser for the UT Arboretum Society Plant Sale. Beginning Tuesday March 17th – April 30 use the promo code UTAS and 20% of that sale will be donated to the UT Arboretum Society!! This offer is good both at the nursery in Clinton and for online purchases!  This alternative fundraiser offers the opportunity to shop at your convenience at Tennesssee Naturescapes, 2131 Oliver Springs Highway, Clinton, TN 37716 or online at http://www.tennesseenaturescapes.com/ . This prevents gathering a large crowd on a single day sale. 

Tennessee Naturescapes is a wonderful community partner to the UT Arboretum. Lori McAlister and Don Williams are founding members of our Butterfly Fesitval as well.  Working outside is one thing we all love and can do now! 

Please take advantage of this wonderful offer of support from Tennessee Naturescapes and show them how much we appreciate their generous support.  Simply tell the person checking you out that you wish to add promo code UTAS to your ticket or if you shop online enter UTAS in the PROMO CODE box during checkout. This is a multiple use code, you may use both online and at store -– everytime you buy plants through April 30th use the code UTAS  and 20% will be donated to UTAS!!

ALTERNATIVE FUNDRAISER OFFERED TO REPLACE SPRING PLANT SALE BY TENNESSEE NATURESCAPES and East Fork Nursery! NOW – APRIL 30th use Promo Code UTAS and 20% will be donated to UT Arboretum Society!

Tuesday March 17, 2020 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM
 

The UT Arboretum Society Annual Spring Plant Sale on the UT Arboretum grounds was cancelled but will now take place in alternative form. Loyal vendors for many years have come to the rescue with an alternative spring fundraiser now through April 30th. Tennessee Naturescapes in Clinton and East Fork Nursery of Sevierville are both offering a donation of 20 percent of any sale that provides the code UTAS. Use the code UTAS from now until the end of April! The promo code UTAS is a multiple use code. It can be used repeatedly at both vendors.

Tennessee Naturescapes Due to COVID-19 restrictions Tennessee Naturescapes is currently only accepting online orders which include the price of shipping http://www.tennesseenaturescapes.com/  Tennessee Naturescapes is one of East Tennessee’s best resources for native plants, shrubs and trees.

East Fork Nursery of Sevierville – To place orders, call or email Vivian at: (865) 453-6108 or eastfnursery@gmail.com  Please leave a message if no one is in the office specifying that you want to place a UTAS order and Vivian will call you back to get your order set up. Hours at East Fork are by appointment only. To view some of their beautiful conifers and native azaleas at their Facebook page, go to (https://www.facebook.com/eastfnursery/ ). East Fork Nursery has some beautiful specialty grafted conifers and azaleas from the Buddy Lee Southern Living “Solar” series that are not usually available at the plant sale. (There is also an Eastfork Nursery in Washington State so please make sure to contact East Fork Nursery in Sevierville, TN)

Though many of our normal day-to-day activities are being curtailed right now, working outside is one thing we all love and can do now!  The UT Arboretum Society is grateful to Tennessee Naturescapes and East Fork Nursery for making this opportunity possible. Tennessee Naturescapes is a wonderful community partner to the UT Arboretum. Lori McAlister and Don Williams are founding members of our Butterfly Fesitval as well. East Fork Nursery has been one of the most loyal supporters of the UT Arboretum for many years. The UT Arboretum Society hopes the public will support these loyal vendors as many of their spring sales have been cancelled.  

Please take advantage of this wonderful offer of support from Tennessee Naturescapes and East Fork Nursery to show them how much we appreciate their generous support.  When shopping online enter UTAS in the PROMO CODE box during checkout. This is a multiple use code, use everytime you buy plants through April 30th use the code UTAS  and 20% will be donated to UTAS!!



NEW DATE FOR 2020 BUTTERFLY FESTIVAL IS SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 10am – 1pm

Saturday September 19, 2020 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
 

The date for the UT Arboretum Society Butterfly Festival, which was originally scheduled for August 1st, has been changed to Saturday, September 19th. Due to COVID-19, the University of Tennessee and the UT Institute of Agriculture are not planning or hosting any events before July 31, 2020. This guideline may be extended as needed. This is a challenging time for everyone, but our top priority right now is to keep as many people as possible healthy. We are glad we could reschedule for September. We have a great lineup of speakers, artisans, children’s crafts, food vendors, butterfly tents and the UT INSECT ZOO confirmed. Stay tuned for more updates. Mark your calendars for Saturday, September 19, 10am -1pm to attend and volunteer at the UT Arboretum Society’s 5th Annual Butterfly Festival!

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Fall Wildflower Hike With Kris Light/Third Saturday Hike-At Haw Ridge Park

Saturday September 21, 2019 9:00 AM to 10:53 AM EDT

Location for September Hike is Haw Ridge Park.

The UT Arboretum Society’s Third Saturday Hike on September 21st will be will be our annual Fall Wildflower Hike with Kris Light and the location is moved to Haw Ridge Park. No pets please. Service animals always welcome. Meet at 9am by the Soccer Trail Kiosk in the parking lot off Edgemoor Road-no reservations are needed. Time 9am-11am. (Map Link Below)

Kris Light, an expert naturalist, environmental educator and photographer will lead this fun, educational and easy walk. Participants may want to bring a camera to take pictures of the many wildflowers. Please bring water, wear clothes appropriate to the weather and boots or good shoes for outdoor walking.

Describing the walk, Light said, “Most people think of springtime as wildflower season, but late summer and fall color the fields and roadsides in gold, purple and white. Come to the fall wildflower walk to learn more about the wildflowers of the fields. “

For more information on the wildflower walk or the UT Arboretum Society, call 865-483-7277.

This is a free program offered by the University of Tennessee Arboretum Society-reservations are not needed.

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