Blog Posts

Welcome Week 2021

Students, join us this week (September 13-17, 2021) for Welcome Week events in the garden! All workshops offered at 4, 5, and 6pm. Online sign up required (but there may be last minute spots available …

Summer Sundays in the Garden

Summer concerts in the garden are back! Disrupted last summer by the pandemic, Allen Garden’s popular Sunday concert series returns for its fifth season starting this Sunday, June 20 and continuing through Labor Day with …

Teaching in the Garden

When I tell people I teach plant ID the first thing they ask these days is, “Can you even do that remotely?” While I guess it’s possible, it will never be my first choice. Since …

A Garden Gone Virtual

Almost every characteristic you see when you look at plants in and around your home is a direct result of how that plant adapted over time to better suit its environment. Plants with vines are …

A Farewell and New Directions

Greetings from the (home office) of the Allen Centennial Garden. As we’ve moved through the last several months, we’ve certainly been learning a lot about ourselves and our place in the world. We’ve seen more …