Plant propagation. Local food. Urban agriculture. Molecular biology. Winemaking.
Welcome to the home page for the Department of Horticultural Science at the University of Minnesota. Horticulture is the applied plant biology that encompasses the art and science of plant production. The discipline's range is broad, making it a home for a diverse array of people, projects and possibilities. Check out the links on the left side to learn more about the Department and ways you can study horticulture and earn a top-notch education. Better yet, stop in Alderman Hall—we would love to meet you!
Remembering Associate Professor Christian Thill
A scholarship will be established in his name. To donate, please write a check out to the University of Minnesota and put "Christian Thill Scholarship" in the subject line. Donations can be mailed to or dropped off at U of MN Foundation, P.O. Box 860266, Minneapolis, MN 55486-0266.