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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Horticulture and Landscape Architecture
625 Agriculture Mall Dr.
West Lafayette, IN 47907
765-494-1300​​
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Professor Aaron Patton in a greenhouse with plants.
Horticulture and landscape architecture professor honored by Crop Science Society of America

The Crop Science Society of America (CSSA) has announced that Purdue professor Aaron Patton is its 2022 Fellow Award Recipient. The annual award recognizes outstanding contributions to crop science through education, national and international...

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Professor Aaron Patton in a greenhouse with plants.
Horticulture and landscape architecture professor honored by Crop Science Society of America

The Crop Science Society of America (CSSA) has announced that Purdue professor Aaron Patton is...

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Becky Stevenon working in a lab with a student
Behind the Research: Becky Stevenson

Many people are involved in the remarkable range of programs, services and facilities that...

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Apples hang from a tree at Meigs Purdue Ag Center.
Purdue continues the pursuit of the “perfect” apple

A trailblazer in the science of breeding apple varieties, Purdue’s College of Agriculture...

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Purdue Student Farm provides apples, grapes and more to CSA members

This season, the Purdue Student Farm manager, Chris Adair, wanted to provide variety to the...

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These two plots of Spooner cereal rye are under cultivation as part of a three-university study on organic farming being funded by a grant from the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture.
USDA grant to support intensive research on ecological processes affecting organic farming

Purdue University has received a four-year, $1.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of...

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A Jack O'Lantern pumpkin variety hides beneath vines at the Purdue Student Farm.
Indiana’s fall pumpkin yields could vary, depending on summer rainfall, irrigation

While genetics play a key role in a pumpkin’s potential size, the festive fall...

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