April 8, 2020

Now that our house plants are happily settling into their new pots and fresh soil, it is time to go outside. Spring is an ideal time to spruce up the yard. I’…

March 30, 2020

As the days get longer and longer, we’ve seen the trees begin breaking bud and the daffodils and hyacinth are now blooming. Spring is in the air. Although they’…

March 30, 2020

Due to the university's COVID-19 response guidelines, the greenhouse will be closed until further notice. 

Thank you for your patience and understanding. 

David and Emily

February 5, 2020

The new floors are poured and plants are slowly getting back into their places. The greenhouse is now open to classes and visitors alike. Please check our event calendar prior to visiting to be…

August 20, 2012

They had less than 24 hours to help save a species.

If it’s going to bloom at all, Amorphophallus titanum, or titan arum, blooms every three to 10 years. The rest of its life, which can…

August 13, 2012

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February 29, 2012

NPR Science correspondent Robert Krulwich tells the fascinating story of the Lord Howe stick insect, Dryococelus australis.  Last seen in the 1920s and believed to be extinct, this giant bug was…

February 22, 2012


Exerpt: "... a species that most closely resembles a plant found today, the narrow-leafed campion (Silene stenophylla)."   "Working with a burrow from the site called Duvanny Yar, the…