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2023 Interns

  Meet our new interns for the 2023 season! This summer we are happy to have three Horticulture interns, a Floriculture intern, and Programs and Events intern. Say hello and introduce yourself if you see …

Summer Workshops for 2023

For summer 2023, we’re offering a new series of garden workshops full of fun opportunities to learn garden and art skills while handling plants in the Garden. Our goal is for beginners and more advanced …

Join ACG as an Intern!

In 2023, we will have three types of interns: Horticulture, Floriculture and Programs, and Education and Community Programs. Is it for you? Our interns have run the gamut of majors and minors at UW like …

Welcome (Back) Isaac!

Welcome (Back) Isaac!   After being without a full-time horticulturalist for all of the 2022 growing season, we are excited to announce that Isaac Zaman will be filling that position starting in January. Many of …

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 …