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Sustainable Landscapes

Urban horticulture

Developing superior plants and innovative planting and management practices to reap more ecosystem benefits from woody plants in urban landscapes. Includes woody plant database, information on CU-Structural Soil™, community forestry and more.


‚ÄčBioenergy crops

Willowpedia provides information on growing shrub willows for sustainable feedstock crop for bioenergy, biofuels, and bioproducts, as well as for environmental engineering and horticultural applications. Grass Bioenergy provides information on growing perennial grasses as source of pelletized fuels.


Environmentally sound practices for sports turf, golf courses and residential lawns. Turfgrass and Landscape Weed ID, ShortCUTT podcast and more.


Flower bulbs

Growing practices for potted and cut bulb growers as well as landscape growing. Flower Bulb Research Program newsletter




Cultural practices, pest management, structures and equipment for commercial greenhouse growers.


Resource information sciences

Integrating environmental data and information using resource inventory, remote sensing, geographic information systems, and related spatial information technologies.



Home lawns and landscapes

Tips for a healthy and more ecological landscape.