The College of Agricultural Sciences

Horticulture and Landscape Architecture


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    Landscape Design students take top honors at National Collegiate Landscape Competition


    The CSU team representing students from the Landscape Design and Contracting and the Landscape Business programs placed 4th out of 65 teams at the 2015 Student Career Days event.

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    Professor James Klett celebrates 35 years at CSU


    Professor James Klett has spent the last 35 years at Colorado State University dedicated to the search for better plants include the last 15 years managing the trial garden which has become one of the top tourist attractions in Fort Collins during growing season.

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    10 Top Performing Perennials Announced


    For the “Top Performer” winners of 2014, selections were planted in 2012, requiring that they per­form through two winters and three grow­ing seasons. Data (ratings and photos) were collected every two weeks (May to early October) by the student coordinator. Plants were evaluated once a month by members of the Perennial Trial subcommittee. The Perennial Trial subcommittee met in October to review data and photos to vote on which entries should be designated a “Top Performer.”

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    Winter 2015 issue of land • mark


    Check out the Winter 2015 issue of land • mark, CSU’s Landscape Architecture e-magazine. Inside, you will find photos and news of the faculty, students and events that continue to shape our program, stories about CSU’s alumni and topical articles related to this issue’s theme, Shift.

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    New Horticulture Facility and Greenhouses Coming Summer 2015


    With the relocation of the greenhouses at the W.D. Holley Plant Environmental Research Center this summer, Colorado State University will construct a state-of-the-art center for horticulture education and research adjacent to a popular community garden and federal research center. The new center will expand opportunities for joint research and programming while improving the learning environment for CSU students.


About Us

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Through hands-on experiential learning in each of our three majors, Environmental Horticulture, Horticulture, and Landscape Architecture, we encourage human engagement with the landscape and demonstrate our focus to solve problems for people, agriculture, and the environment through scholarship and creativity fostered by teamwork and individual diversity.