Landscape Architecture & Horticulture

January 5, 2017

Spring Courses in Horticulture Open to All Majors!

Author: Gracie A. Laychock

Winter Intersession Course Elective open to all majors. January 9-13 Trees in the Urban Landscape Horticulture 2552.402 CRN: 29910 Michael LoFurno, ASLA                                              2 credits Mon-Fri 9:00 am-2:00 pm                                                      Temple University Center City Campus Read More

November 7, 2016

Professor Lolly Tai Named Faculty of the Game

Author: Kari Scott

Tyler Landscape and Horticulture Professor Lolly Tai was named Faculy of the Game at Temple's October 29 football game against Cincinatti. Professor Tai is an accomplished, talented and innovative landscape architect and professor at Tyler School of Art. Dedicated to her students and Temple, Lolly has served as department chair and senior associate dean for the Ambler campus. Her creative approach to applied learning and hands-on education has helped shape Temple’s Landscape Architecture and Horticulture department into one of the most unique in the country. An award –winning book author, Lolly has had a strong and lasting impact on her many students and alumni. Let’s give it up for Lolly! Read More

July 20, 2016

Into the Garden/WDVR FM 89.7 guest Baldev Lamba

Author: Gracie A. Laychock

Explore how outdoor design can transform our gardens both private and public, small and large, to infinitely enrich our lives.  We'll have show alum Baldev Lamba, chair of the landscape architecture program at Temple-Ambler campus to discuss, among many things, the trends in pop-up parks and public spaces that borrow strongly from nature. Don't miss this one!  Wednesday, 5-6 PM 89.7 WDVR and 90.5 WPNJ Easton. Also streaming: wdvrfm.org. Read More

March 7, 2016

Department of Landscape Architecture and Horticulture wins major awards at 2016 Philadelphia Flower Show

Author: James Duffy

Months of hard work by Temple University Ambler and Tyler School of Art students, faculty and staff paid off with a nearly unprecedented six top honors for Temple’s 2016 Flower Show Exhibit, After the Blast: Recollecting Roots and Resources at Hopewell Furnace. After the Blast was presented with a unique honor, the National Park System Director’s Award, presented to the exhibit with the best interpretation of a national park in the 2016 Flower Show. The 2016 show theme is “Explore America: 100 Year of the National Park Service” — only one “Best In Show” Director’s Award was given. Read More

February 16, 2016

Department of Landscape Architecture and Horticulture explores Hopewell Furance "After the Blast" at 2016 Philadelphia Flower Show

Author: James Duffy

The awe-inspiring vistas of Yosemite. The epic, craggy maze of the Grand Canyon. Mention “national parks” to anyone and these are the images that likely come to mind. Preserving the natural heritage of the United States is critically important. Protecting our historical and cultural heritage is equally critical. The 848-acre Hopewell Furnace National Historical Site, encircled by the 73,000-acre Hopewell Big Woods in Elverson, Pennsylvania, is a time capsule of the region’s industrial history. Students and faculty from Temple University’s Department of Landscape Architecture and Horticulture will reignite the fires of Hopewell Furnace at the 2016 Philadelphia Flower Show. Read More

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