Exciting Announcement about NCYGS 2023!
We are excited to announce that the AHS National Children & Youth Garden Symposium will be held in Knoxville, Tennessee, July 12-15, 2023! NCYGS is an annual professional development conference for garden educators who inspire today’s youth to become tomorrow’s gardeners. Registration and additional details will be available early next year.
FUN FACTS ABOUT KNOXVILLE:
- The soft drink Mountain Dew had its beginnings with Hartman Beverages in Knoxville in the late 1940’s.
- Knoxville Zoo is the Red Panda Capital of the world, having the greatest success in breeding and survival of baby Red Pandas.
- During the 1991 bicentennial celebration of Knoxville, lighting totaling 455,000 was added to Henley Bridge.
- Actor/Director Quentin Tarantino (“Pulp Fiction”) was born in Knoxville.
- Country singer Kenny Chesney grew up in Knoxville.