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Knoxville Botanical Garden

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There for a big tent charity function but lots of time to wander before ceremonies. Glad to have... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2018
centaur41
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Knoxville
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A peaceful haven outside the downtown of Knoxville. This 47 acre lot may be best in early spring... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2018
nutsong
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Highgate Center, Vermont
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Reviewed 4 February 2019 via mobile

Marvelous hidden gem in East Knoxville. Our winter walk on a recent Sunday afternoon was a pleasant tour of the Knoxville Botanical Gardens. Be sure to walk through the Bamboo forest. Keep an eye out for the spring ephemerals that are starting to show themselves...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 9 November 2018

There for a big tent charity function but lots of time to wander before ceremonies. Glad to have discovered this home-town treasure. It is designed with clever or cute (but not TOO cute) touches. Well cared for and accommodating.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank centaur41
Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

Very unfriendly and rude. We stoped by the gardens right after getting to down on a Saturday. Didn't know they have the worst hours-mon to fri 9-5- (I guess if you work or are visiting over a weekend don't think about doing). But the visitor...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank cedes190
Reviewed 3 September 2018

After all the glowing reviews we were very excited to see the gardens. After a 2 1/2 hour drive we arrived for a total disappointment. Granted it was August but gee whiz the place was a mess. There were a few shrubs that grabbed my...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

A peaceful haven outside the downtown of Knoxville. This 47 acre lot may be best in early spring, but still offered enjoyment in August. I recommend you find the parking lot and grab a trail map. We didn’t see the parking lots, but a few...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

Wonderful day trip! I took loads of pictures. Got to talk to the gardener, she gave me the name of a daylily nursery. I can't wait to contact them. This is a wonderful place to visit!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Sara B
Reviewed 12 May 2018

so much to see in this well planned and maintained garden-a delight and very walkable for all ages-a must see

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank gay e
Reviewed 2 May 2018

Not a bad place to visit, especially since it's free. Some of the gardens are pretty well kept, but most of them are just left up to nature- I for one can appreciate that. I plan to visit again soon, it was very peaceful.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank G1ngerGypsy
Reviewed 23 April 2018

From what I read of some of the reviews, I think some folks think this is Disneyland or a very pristine set of gardens. It is neither. When we visited in April, it was gorgeous. Lot of flowers, and the place was well groomed. The...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank funlonghorn
Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

The sign in the parking lot warned to not leave valuables in your car. After driving through a neighborhood with barred windows and doors to get there we opted out and went to Ijams.

Date of experience: March 2018
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