Mathews Garden was built by UK horticulture professor Clarence Mathews. The garden contains about 350 species of native plants, many rare and endangered.
Mathews Garden was built by UK horticulture professor Clarence Mathews. The garden contains about 350 species of native plants, many rare and endangered. Herald-Leader
Mathews Garden was built by UK horticulture professor Clarence Mathews. The garden contains about 350 species of native plants, many rare and endangered. Herald-Leader

Tom Eblen: Mathews Garden, a 'living botany lab,' threatened by UK's growth

February 11, 2014 5:48 PM

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Tom Eblen

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Tom Eblen is a columnist for the Lexington Herald-Leader who writes about life, people and issues in Lexington and Kentucky. A Lexington native, Eblen was the Herald-Leader's managing editor from 1998 to 2008.