October 2023

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Event Details

UT Gardens, Jackson, is hosting their annual Fall in the Gardens plant sale and lecture series on October 5th and 6th at the West Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center. On Thursday, the event will feature guided garden tours, informational talks, wagon tours of the research center and the beginning of the highly anticipated fall plant sale featuring hundreds of varieties of locally grown plants as well as pumpkins and pansies.

Guest lecturers include Troy Marden and Ed Lyon who will be sharing gardening and horticulture tips with attendees.

Food trucks will be onsite on the 5th. Local Master Gardener volunteers will also be present during the sale to help attendees with all their plant questions. The event will last from 9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 5th and from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m on Friday, October 6th. Lectures and tours will take place on Thursday only.

Thursday, October 5th
9:00 am-8:00 pm
Lectures, Tours and Plant Sale

9:00 a.m. – Walking tour of UT Gardens, Jackson
10:30 a.m. – Guest lecture by Troy Marden | TOPIC: Troy’s Garden Truths & Garden Tales
12:00 p.m. – Guest lecture by Edward Lyon | TOPIC: Innovative Inspirations From American Gardens
2:00 p.m. – Fall plant sale begins
3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. – Wagon tours of research center (beginning every half hour)
4:00 p.m. – Walking tour of UT Gardens, Jackson
6:00 p.m. – Fall plant sale ends for Thursday
6:30 p.m. – Madison County Master Gardener meeting
7:00 p.m. – Guest lecture by Edward Lyon | TOPIC: It’s About Culture: Plants Don’t Die; We Kill Plants

Friday, October 6
10:00 am-2:00 pm
Plant Sale Only

Free Admission and open to the public! A list of Plants for Sale will be posted shortly before the event.

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October 5 (Thursday) - 6 (Friday)


West Tennessee AgResearch & Education Center

605 Airways Blvd.