Tom Eblen

February 11, 2014

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

Like some of its plant species, Mathews Garden is endangered. A proposed renovation of the University of Kentucky's College of Law building would destroy this unique garden, plus two adjacent houses, built in 1900 and 1920.

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About Tom Eblen

Tom Eblen


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.