UD brings Tidewater Park playground to Laurel
Make the planet proud
Major in plant science, sustainable food systems or landscape architecture
Becoming a landscape architect
UD student channels passion for plants and design into educational and career path
DEPARTMENT OF PLANT AND SOIL SCIENCES
We have excellent teaching, research, and outreach programs in the areas of plant biology (cellular, genetics, genomics, microbial, molecular and physiology), agronomy (including pathology, soil management and weed science), horticulture (sustainable landscapes, fruits and vegetables), landscape architecture and environmental soil sciences (biogeochemistry, hydrology and plant-soil interactions). We have a distinguished faculty, known nationally and internationally for their research and outreach, and within UD for their excellence in teaching, advising and mentoring students.
Blue Hens learn hands-on vegetable production: youtube.com/watch?v=LFor3V4_JPk
Dr. Bruck teaches courses in creativity, design process, field sketching and planting design. Her current research focuses on coastal resilience, green infrastructure and public perception of sustainable landscape practices, such as designing for ecosystem services.