LOCAL 8 WEATHER ALERT: Patches of black ice are possible, even on roads that have been cleared, because of refreezing. We have at least several inches of snow on the ground across East Tennessee. Spotty snow showers and flurries are possible. Roads that have not been plowed and/or treated, make driving difficult with packed snow and ice.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- The University of Tennessee Garden's Bloom Days are coming with specialty plant sales, garden workshops, children's activities and live music. Visitors also can tour the gardens, with their 4,000 annuals, perennials, herbs, tropical plants, trees, shrubs, vegetables and ornamental grasses.
New this year is the HGTV Home Showcase Garden featuring the HGTV Home Plant Collection. Also new is a bonsai show hosted by the Knoxville Bonsai Society, where participants can see prize-winning bonsai and talk with expert bonsai growers.
The event runs Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tickets are $6 at the gate with children under 12 admitted free. All proceeds benefit the UT Gardens.
More information is available at http://utgardens.tennessee.edu.
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