Located in the Horticulture/Forest Science Building (HFSB), the 90,000 square foot building boasts a beautiful atrium, the Benz Gallery of Floral Art, modern research and teaching laboratories with the latest scientific equipment, and a growth chamber complex. Greenhouse space, totaling 38,000 square feet, is conveniently located behind the building. Also adjacent to the building is the Holistic Garden used for educational as well as recreational purposes.
In addition to its central location in HFSB, the department manages facilities at several other locations. The Vegetable and Fruit Improvement Center, located in the Centeq Building in the TAMU Research Park, occupies 7367 sq. ft. of office and lab space, with labs designed for identification and quantification of phytochemicals, plant tissue culture, and plant molecular biology. Greenhouse, shade area, and test plots for nursery crops are locatedin Hensel Park, and the Floriculture Greenhouses located in the central campus area are student-managed, student-maintained facilities that house collections of tropical foliage plants used in the teaching programs of the department and in the Department of Biology. The department is moving the location of the horticulture farm to an area on the former dairy farm off FM2818.
Department of Horticultural Sciences
Texas A&M University
HFSB 204 / TAMU 2133
College Station, TX 77848
PH: 979.845.5341 l FAX: 979.845.0627