Blog Posts

Hmong Kitchen Garden

Post by Garden Director, Reba Luiken with photos by Intern, Lauren Jenny This summer, our kitchen garden features plants from three local communities: Hmong, American Indian, and African Diaspora. Today’s post features the Hmong part …

The Indigenous History of the Garden

By ACG History Intern, Samantha Hertel.   Burial Mounds and the University of Wisconsin Is Allen Centennial Garden a place with Indigenous history? There are no burial mounds located directly on the grounds of Allen …

Winter Class Series 2022

Although fall lingers in the Garden, I am looking toward the winter as a time of planning for the future. Like every gardener, I am making plans for the next season, but I am also …

From Plants to Tie-Dye

Earlier this month, I (Martha) collaborated with both Wisconsin Hoofers and the Wisconsin Union Directorate Art Committee to host a natural plant-based tie-dye event open to all UW-Madison students. ACG was excited to take part …