Outreach and Engagement

We understand the value of thriving landscapes from multiple points-of-view. Our outreach and engagement is rooted in offering value-added information about enhancing our landscapes, optimizing horticultural crops, and preserving our backyard gardens to our community, growers and industry members alike.

Plant Talk Colorado

Is a collaboration between the Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture, CSU Extension, Denver Botanic Gardens, and Green Industries of Colorado. It’s a great resource for expert advice on over 700 horticultural topics.

Plant Select

Plant Select is a successful non-profit collaboration between CSU, the Denver Botanic Gardens, and the Horticulture Industry. Our faculty and research staff are actively researching and testing new varieties and share their findings via Plant Select. Our commitment is to inform horticultural industry and community members across the state on making the best investment in plants that will grow and thrive in our climate.


Twilight Garden Series

Open to the community, the Twilight Garden Series is a collaboration between the City of Fort Collins and the Gardens at Spring Creek. Our faulty share their scientific knowledge and experience in horticulture to interested community members and gardening enthusiasts. 

Food Outreach Programs

Colorado Produce Safety

Eduardo Gutierrez-Rodriguez advises Produce Safety Professional.

CSU Spur Food Innovation Center

Eduardo Gutierrez-Rodriguez is a program lead for this new program.

Horticultural and Gardening Outreach Programs

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Advice and Observations from your CSU Extension Horticulture Agents and Specialists

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Colorado Master Gardener Program

A CSU Extension collaboration with our HLA faculty and staff.

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Colorado Native Plant Master Program

A CSU Extension collaboration with our HLA faculty and staff.