Spring 2017 events in Allen Centennial Garden

The following is a list of upcoming events hosted by Allen Centennial Garden:

Keeping Your Woody Plants Alive: Proper Tree Planting and Aftercare
Horticulture Building
March 11
9 – 11 a.m.

Learn the proper techniques for planting and maintaining your woody plants from woody ornamentals expert and UW Associate Profession, Laura Jull.

Class is held in the Horticulture Building- Room 108.

Free for Friends of Allen Centennial Garden Members with discount code.

$10 non-members

Register here:

Chicago’s Millennium Park and the Innovation of Cultural Landscapes
Union South
April 13
6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Join us for an evening with Scott Stewart, Executive Director of the Millennium Park Foundation, to explore how the Park has contributed to the evolution of cultural landscapes around the world. A panel discussion featuring local leaders and designers will follow Scott’s presentation. Complimentary appetizers will be available. 

$20 non-members | Friends Members & UW Students | $16

Tickets available here:

Open Mic Night
Allen Centennial Garden
April 28
5 – 8 p.m.

Join the UW-Horticulture Society, FH King Students for Sustainable Agriculture, and Slow Food-UW for Open Mic Night in the Allen Centennial Garden. 

Stay tuned for information about performer sign up.

Horticulture Society Herb Sale
Allen Centennial Garden
May 5, 2017
3 – 9 p.m.

Purchase fresh herbs supporting the Horticulture Society.

MMoCA Gallery Night
Allen Centennial Garden Night
May 5
5 – 8 p.m.

See the unveiling of two new gardens designed by UW-Madison students, live music, and community-created art.

Family Garden Day
Allen Centennial Garden
May 6
9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

UW Family Gardening Day gives everyone a chance to see and explore some of the splendid facilities for teaching, research and outreach in the plant sciences as well as to tour the beautiful gardens on campus. Learn more about gardening at the Allen Centennial Garden and take home some plants of your own!

Free and open to the public.

Mother’s Day
Allen Centennial Garden
May 14, 2017
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Enjoy the Allen Centennial Garden with the special women in your life and make flower crowns

Free and open to the public

Over-the-top Containers Workshop
Allen Centennial Garden
May 16
6 – 8 p.m.

Tired of containers that flop in the summer heat? This workshop will teach the basics of container planting and result in a show-stopping container to take home. 

Bring your own (reasonably sized) container.

$30 for non-members | $24 for members

Register here: