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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Josi Lambert working on a flower arrangement
Destination Career: Entrepreneurs pursue unique combination while serving their community

Josi Lambert earned a bachelor’s degree in horticulture and marketing in 2013 and started Rhinestones and Roses with her sister, Jentri Cripe, who earned a bachelor’s degree in organizational leadership. The North Manchester, Indiana,...

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Josi Lambert working on a flower arrangement
Destination Career: Entrepreneurs pursue unique combination while serving their community

Josi Lambert earned a bachelor’s degree in horticulture and marketing in 2013 and started...

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Skewers of chicken and vegetables cook atop a grill.
Avoid getting grilled by summer cuisine prices

Summer is the prime-time grilling season, and although inflation is grilling checkbooks...

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Students care for gardens at the Student Farm.
Keeping plants happy through heat waves

Heatwaves can be sporadic throughout the summer months, but while we work to keep our bodies...

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Two men speak in corn field.
Learn in the field with Purdue

From crop production and farm management to turfgrass, Purdue summer field days offer educational...

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Sophia Mears, a junior majoring in horticulture, churns the composting barrel at the Purdue Student Farm.
Home composting can decrease what goes into landfills

Before throwing that banana peel “away,” Karen Mitchell wants you to consider where...

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Unsung Diversity Hero Awards honor those who’ve gone above and beyond

Founded in 2018, the Unsung Diversity Hero Award is presented annually to a faculty member, staff...

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