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Dr. Phil Allen

Academic Profile

Full Name:

Phil Stewart Allen

Where did you grow up?

Outside

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.

Favorite song:

“The Impossible Dream”, sung by Brian Stokes Mitchell

Favorite book:

The Professional Entrepreneur by William Hildebolt

Favorite movie:

The Gods Must Be Crazy

Favorite hobby:

Eating Pie in October

Favorite joke:

Recently my 3 year old granddaughter heard her mother talking about pioneers. She said “Pie in your ear—that’s silly”

Favorite place:

Wherever my bicycle

Why should someone be a Landscape Management major?

Students who love to be outside should at least consider Landscape Management. 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)

Why Landscape Management
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10 Reasons You Should Study Landscape Management
BYU is consistently ranked as one of the top 3 Landscape Management programs in the nation by the National Association of Landscape Professionals.
July 18, 2019 08:07 AM
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