Adam Black

Adam Black

Director of Horticulture

A lifelong plant enthusiast, Adam Black is currently Director of Horticulture at Peckerwood Garden in Hempstead, Texas working to transition the formerly private garden of John Fairey into a public botanical garden while continuing to promote conservation and the benefits of a diverse landscape utilizing unique, low maintenance plants. He previously managed the forest pathology and forest entomology laboratories at the University of Florida and served as horticulturist for a number of years at Kanapaha Botanical Gardens in Gainesville, FL while also co-owner of the former Xenoflora LLC, a mail order nursery that introduced many new plants to cultivation.

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