Horticulture and Landscape Architecture

We strive to be a world leader in developing innovative technologies, systems, and future leaders through science, practice, and service in horticulture, sustainable food and farming systems, turf management, and landscape architecture. We are connected by our passion for sustainability, inclusion, collaboration, impactful teaching, place-making, and innovation.

The Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture is committed to diversity, inclusion and equity.

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Stephen Meyers shows Carlos Antonio López Manzano some interesting aspects of their mother mint plant.
Returning to his roots: Stephen Meyers and the land-grant mission

If you’re cruising through northern Indiana in late summer or early fall, roll down your windows. Take a deep breath. Where does the smell take you? Candy canes and hot cocoa? The gum you keep asking for from your friend? Maybe the...

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Stephen Meyers shows Carlos Antonio López Manzano some interesting aspects of their mother mint plant.
Returning to his roots: Stephen Meyers and the land-grant mission

If you’re cruising through northern Indiana in late summer or early fall, roll down your...

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karen sullivan helps a student in HORT 270
The art and science of crafting a flower bouquet: Q & A with Karen Sullivan

Ahead of Valentine’s Day, or Galentine’s Day, as popularized by the show Parks and...

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Purdue Student Farm serves as 1 of nearly 40 entomology research sites across the United States

The Purdue Student Farm, located on campus on Cherry Lane, is just one of the nearly 40 sites...

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Lauren Harmon in lab.
Access to research helps undergraduate student find her fit

Lauren Harmon, a native of Carmel, Indiana, grew up interested in science, and her love for...

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A scientists dips a tube of petunia petals into liquid nitrogen to freeze it for tissue harvest.
Stop and smell the volatile secondary metabolites

As Ying Li steps through the door, Natalia Dudareva stops mid-sentence to spin around and meet...

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Ying Li works in greenhouse
Plant metabolism proves more complicated than previously understood

Plants have evolved fiendishly complicated metabolic networks. For years, scientists focused on...

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