About our Department
Research training, academic guidance and career counseling are provided by faculty in the department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture. Research options include opportunities to concentrate on laboratory, field, greenhouse or landscape design projects. The environment created by cooperation between faculty involved in applied and basic research and extension allows students to develop a broad professional science and applied horticultural base.
Our department maintains state of the art facilities for research including: controlled environment greenhouses, laboratories, trial gardens, a design center, and research centers across the state of Colorado.
Our graduate study programs are linked closely to faculty activities and research interests. It is highly recommended that prospective students initiate contact with a potential research advisor prior to admission. The list below provides a summary of research areas and links to our research faculty.