Dr. Phil Allen
Phil Stewart Allen
Where did you grow up?
Which classes do you teach?
Arboriculture, Careers, Landscape Design
What is your education/experience?
Ph.D. in Horticulture from the University of Minnesota
If you were a plant, what plant would you be and why?
An oak tree, because acorns are nuts too.
“The Impossible Dream”, sung by Brian Stokes Mitchell
The Professional Entrepreneur by William Hildebolt
The Gods Must Be Crazy
Eating Pie in October
Recently my 3-year-old granddaughter heard her mother talking about pioneers. She said “Pie in your ear—that’s silly”
Wherever my bicycle
Why should someone be a Plant & Landscape Systems major?
Students who love to be outside should at least consider Plant & Landscape Systems. The professional opportunities are phenomenal with this degree, which comes as a surprise to most parents.
What is the best part of our program?
Excellence and Culture
Tell us of a recent adventure:
I backpacked the John Muir Trail in the High Sierras—200 glorious miles of snow and fantastic views.
“Where there is no vision, the people perish” (Isaiah)