Our English Garden Project

Towards the end of April, we’ll finally get to undertake the most fun step of replanting our English garden—the actual planting part!  This much anticipated step comes after months (and in this case, years) of …

Intern FAQ

The title “intern” can mean a lot of different things. You might wonder what it’s like to be an intern at Allen Centennial Garden. Will I mostly be making copies or actually getting practical work …

Tapestry Lawn Revisited

The Tapestry Lawn was planted in the spring of 2020. It was designed as an experimental space to demonstrate how one could grow alternative perennial groundcovers to replace a lawn. The space was meant to …

Holiday Wreathmaking 2023

Make the holiday wreath of your dreams by spending some time with us and supporting Allen Centennial Garden! Our 90-minute workshops ($40) and DIY kits ($35) are an excellent value and a fantastic gift or …

The Colors of the Summer

For this blog post our Programs Lead, Ryan Dostal, interviewed our Floriculture and Programs Intern, Kat Sehgal, to learn more about her work this past summer. Much of Kat’s work involved dying fabric with plants. In …

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 …