Plant Giveaway

The annual Town of Farragut Plant Giveaway is Back!

General Information

TN Arbor Day is at the beginning of March and the Town of Farragut is celebrating with its annual plant giveaway. Bare root seedlings (trees and shrubs) and native seed mix will be available to members of our community for FREE.  

This year, we have the pleasure of being joined by members of the UT Forestry Department. They will be on site during the event to provide information and answer questions about urban trees. Town staff and members of the Town's Tree Board will also be available to answer questions you may have about trees, stormwater, streams, pollution, water quality, and other related topics. We hope to have a children's activity as well.

Trees and shrubs are provided as bare root seedlings. These young plants were grown at the TN Division of Forestry's seedling nursery in Delano, TN for one to three years. The nursery harvests the plants when dormant and soil is removed from the roots before they are coated with a root hydrating gel to keep them from drying out.

The following species are available this year:

  • Virginia Christmas Pine 

  • Silky Dogwood
  • Elderberry
  • Water Tupelo
  • Yellow Poplar
  • Overcup Oak
  • Riparian Buffer Seed Mix OUT OF STOCK

Important Dates

Please submit your plant reservation request by 3 p.m. on Saturday, Feb 25, 2023.  If all plants have not been reserved by that time, we will allow walk-ups to the event on a first come, first serve basis.

Seedlings will be available for pickup on Saturday, March 4, 2023 from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. at McFee Park Great Lawn Pavilion.

The address for McFee Park is:
917 McFee Road
Farragut, TN 37934

*** The table below shows the approximate number of plants available. This data is not updated in real-time, so there may be less available than is shown. The table is updated as often as possible. If you reserve plants and it turns out that the plants are out of stock, you will be contacted by email. ***

Virginia Christmas Pine and Seed Mix are

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Species Fact Sheets - Virginia Pine Out of Stock

Copy of Species Fact Sheets - Silky Dogwood

Species Fact Sheets - Elderberry

Species Fact Sheets - water tupelo

Species Fact Sheets - Yellow Poplar

Species Fact Sheets - Overcup Oak

Species Fact Sheets - Riparian Seed Mix Out of Stock

 Seed mix includes grasses and forbs native to riparian (streamside) habitats in the Southeast. This mix is somewhat shade tolerant and appropriate for intermittently to infrequently flooded sites. It is great for stabilizing slopes, so if you have an problem area with a lot of erosion, this seed mix can help!

Seed mix will be provided in pre-measured envelopes with enough seed to cover 500 square feet of land.

Please Note: this is a MIX of seeds. All of the plant seeds come together and cannot be separated by species.

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Lori Saal
Stormwater Coordinator