Knoxville's Premier Garden Center

In business since 1955 because of our "unshakable commitment to quality", Thress Nursery Gardens offers only the finest quality plants from nurseries all across the country. From azaleas to hard-to-find topiaries, our selection is second to none. When you are looking for the perfect addition to your home or landscape, Thress Nursery Gardens has it!

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Garden Center

Our garden center is open to the public and stocked with many different varieties of trees, shrubs and materials for landscapers and homeowners alike.


Landscape design

We offer professional landscape services that fit any budget and designs that look just as good in real life as they do on paper.



Our cabin features a unique selection of annuals, perennials and tropicals as well as a gift shop that changes seasonally, so you will always find something new.

Our Staff

Whether you need a single plant or a whole landscape, our nursery is here to help you. Knowledgeable staff members are always available to answer your questions. After over 60 years of business, we have the first-hand experience of knowing which plants are best suited for specific planting locations.

"This is by far THE BEST nursery in Knoxville! I've bought plants from all the typical discount places, variety stores, grocery stores and "hardware" stores, but no one can beat Thress' plants. Their garden shop has really unique gifts and varieties that you won't find anywhere else. It's worth the few extra miles you may drive!"

"This family business is a wonderful place to buy flowers and such for landscaping. A great family of people who know what they are talking about. They carry everything and their nursery is very nice. I love the way they make things look. Their staff is wonderful and a great family feeling is there. They have great prices and I highly recommend them to anyone. We will be giving return business for sure!"

"We visited Thress Nursery Gardens this past summer after moving into our new house. Needless to say, we needed lots of landscaping material and they had a great selection. The staff was so friendly and helped us make great decisions for our new back yard!"