2016 Open Gardens & Camera Sites

 

Specially selected by the Open Gardens Committee, these exceptional gardens are works of art to be shown off during the peak blooming season in April. Take a stroll through an open garden, historic site or area garden. But please, no strolls, only pictures of the camera sites, which have been designated by an asterisk. Enjoy the season and the color it brings! Open April 15th – May 1st during daylight hours.

Open Gardens Chair: Connie Wallace

HOLSTON HILLS :: 2016 Featured Trail

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1. Mr. Al Gill*
4920 Shady Dell Trail, 37914

2. Pat & Terese Hurley*
5405 Crestwood Drive, 37914

3. John & Jan Simonsen*
5408 Crestwood Drive, 37914

4. Camera Site*
5417 Holston Hills Rd, 37914

PUBLIC PARK
5. Holston Hills Community Park
Chilhowee Drive
This hillside park overlooking the golf course features over 35 dogwood trees

6. Zoo Knoxville
3500 Knoxville Zoo Drive, 37914
Open daily 10:00am-4:30pm


 

MORNINGSIDE

7. Knoxville Botanical Gardens and ArboretumKBGA Stone Round House
2743 Wimpole Avenue, 37914
Hours: Daylight
Over 2 miles of historic stone walls line the 47 acre property; impressive plant specimens of many varieties; 1.2 mi walking loop; community and children’s vegetable gardens.

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ISLAND HOME

8. Monte & Anne Whitney Stanley 
3029 Davenport Road, 37920
Driveway north of Stanley’s Greenhouses

9. Rocky & Lisa Stanley*
2100 Spence Place 37920

10. Craig & Sue Wrisberg*
2125 Spence Place 37920

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LAKEMOOR HILLS

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2117 Manor Drive, 37920

12.David & Sharon Gerkin 
2300 Lakemoor Drive, 37920

13. Bill Stoess & Mary Cartwight 
4000 Maloney Road, 37920

14. Dick & Ann Graf [Open Garden + Camera Site]
3505 Bluff Point, 37920

 

 

 

 


CHAPMAN HIGHWAY

15. Rick Hill 
6014 Kaywood Drive, 37920 (Lake Forest)

16. Berry Funeral Home*
3704 Chapman Hwy, 37920

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NORTH HILLS

17. Lloyd Ronnie King
1629 North Hills Boulevard, 37917

18. Roy & Sally Wilcox*DA_NorthHills_v2
3008 Fountain Park Blvd, 37917
Features abundant azaleas with beds of tulips and jonquils

19. Robert & Janice Claytor*
3033 Fountain Park Blvd, 37917

20. Stephanie & Art Clancy, III*
1816 North Hills Boulevard, 37917

21. Tom & Paula Welborn*
2422 Kantebury Drive, 37917
Property is a certified wildlife habitat by the National Wildlife Federation featuring mature hardwoods and an emphasis on native plants

 


 

FOUNTAIN CITY [EAST]

22. Bill & Ginger Baxter 
3901 Sam Cooper Road, 37918
Many varieties of dogwood trees; mountain vistas

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FOUNTAIN CITY [WEST]

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23. Doug and Oda Wyatt*
5901 Parkdale Road, 37912
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24. Gentry Griffey Funeral Chapel & Crematory*
5301 Fountain Road, 37918
Hours: Daylight
3 acres of Dogwoods, floral gardens, park setting, benches and rocking chairs for relaxation, overlooking Fountain City Lake

25. Fountain City Elementary School*
2910 Montbelle Drive, 37918

 


 

 

HALLS/ TIMBERLINE

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DEANE HILL

26. J.D. “Bud” and Carolyn Mynatt
7133 Wellington Drive, 37919
Water feature

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WESTMORELAND

DA_Westmoreland_v2 27. Mike & Dena Morton*
6416 Sherwood Drive, 37919
Lovely plantings

 


 

SEQUOYAH HILLS

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28. Drs. Bryce and Lisa Bowling*
3519 Taliluna Avenue, 37919

29. Bob and Lori Golden Stryer*
2345 Cherokee Boulevard, 37919
Water feature and Koi pond

30. Mr. & Mrs. James Taulbee
2141 Cherokee Blvd., 37919

PUBLIC PARK
31. Talahi Park 
1034 Cherokee Boulevard, 37919
Hours: Daylight


 

FARRAGUT

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32. Mark and Lisa Caldwell*
11617 Georgetown Drive, 37934 (Village Green)

PUBLIC GARDENS
33. Founders Park at Campbell Station
405 N. Campbell Station Road, 37934
Hours: Daylight
Wonderful walking pathway

34. Farragut Town Hall – Farragut Memorial Plaza
11408 Municipal Center Drive, 37934
Hours: Daylight
Featuring a very impressive bronze memorial

35A. Michael & Mary Bates
513 Altamira Drive, 37934
A spring woodland and perennial garden with many mature white and pink dogwoods, azaleas azaleas, rhododendron.
*Also Dogwood Open Gardens: April 15-May 1*

ROSE GARDENS
Stroll through open rose gardens presented by members of the Tennessee Rose Society Open weekends of May 7th & 8th and 14th & 15th from 10:00am–5:00pm.

35B. Michael & Mary Bates
513 Altamira Drive, 37934
Front and side yards are devoted to over two hundred roses including hybrid teas, floribundas, shrub roses and David Austin English roses.

36. Steve & Hannah Franklin (Open Rose Garden)
8334 Rudder Falls, 37919
Features a formal boxwood edged parterre filled with hybrid tea roses


 

Open Gardens & Camera Sites Off Dogwood Trails

FOURTH & GILL/BROADWAY CORRIDOR
37. Jim Klonaris 
719 Luttrell Street, 37917

38. Nancy Fitzpatrick (Open Garden – Front Only)
934 Luttrell Street, 37917

39. Robert & Melynda Whetsel
1015 Luttrell Street, 37917

40. Central United Methodist Church*
201 3rd Ave, 37917
Est. 1926, Greek Revival Architecture

41. Rose Mortuary*
1421 N. Broadway, 37917
Meditation garden

42. Stevens Mortuary Garden*
1304 Oglewood Avenue, 37917

43. Old Gray Cemetery and Arboretum*
543 N. Broadway, 37917
Hours: Daylight
Extremely large Red Oak Tree – perhaps largest remaining tree in downtown. Arbor Tree Guide at www.oldgraycemetery.org

44. Tommy Ballard/ Heaven Scent Gardens 
2301 Goff Road, 37920
Hours: Daylight
Features 286 varieties of tall bearded Iris; hybridizer -100’s of seedlings

DOWNTOWN

PUBLIC GARDENS
45. Charles E. Krutch Park & Krutch Park Extension
Clinch Avenue and Union Avenue, 37902
Hours: Daylight
Primary venue for Dogwood Arts’ large scale outdoor sculpture exhibit, Art in Public Places.

46. Ivan Racheff House & Gardens
1943 Tennessee Avenue, 37921
Hours: 9:00am-4:00pm
Mature plantings, tea house, water feature

47. UT Gardens – Agricultural Campus
Neyland Drive east of Veterinary College
Hours: Daylight
Beautiful 10 acre garden with extensive hosta, rose, conifer, and bedding plant collections. Inspirational edible garden for the home gardener. Many new varieties of ornamental trees & shrubs. Children’s garden with treehouse and fun features for nature discovery. 

OPEN GARDEN & HISTORIC SITES
48. Crescent Bend/Armstrong-Lockett House
Wm P. Toms Memorial Garden
2728 Kingston Pike, 37919

WEST

49. Eddie Mannis
3835 Kingston Pike, 37919

50. Lena Peroulas
651 Broome Rd 37909

51. Dowell Springs Business Park*
Middlebrook Pike just west of main post office at Weisgarber Road
Hours: Daylight
A 120 acre business park with walking trails and water features

HISTORIC SITES

52. Speedwell Manor
2112 Manor Drive, 37920
Historic Home open for tours April 16 & 17 from 10am til 5pm

53. Church Street United Methodist Church (est. 1931)
900 Henley Street, 37902
Open daily: Monday-Saturday: 10:00am-7:00pm & Sunday: 1:00-7:00pm
Enjoy the gorgeous courtyard and breezeway gardens at our historic church. Almost 50 dogwoods surround the ample free parking

OUTSIDE OF KNOXVILLE

54. U.T. Arboretum-Oak Ridge
Located alongside Route 62; 901 South Illinois Road
Open daily, 10:00am–5:00pm
Excellent holly collection

55. Red House Flower Farm
3393 Rutledge Pike, Blaine 37709
From Knoxville, take I-40 to Rutledge Pk. Exit onto 11-W North, go north about 20 miles. Farm will be on the left
Hours: Daylight on Saturdays & Sundays
Charming natural gardens and pond; great picnic area

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