Grounds and Landscaping

Current Projects


    Gardens are never static and the Grounds Dept. always has something new and interesting going on.

    New plantings near the Quad

    new plantings  Quad plantings

     A beautiful shade tolerant and pollinator-friendly landscape in now installed in the bed on the west side of the Quad. Gardener Laura Schiltz and crew placed some good-sized rocks in the landscape. One is a perfect place to stop and enjoy the beauty of the leafy Upper Mall.

    Chardin Hall entrance landscape gets a makeover

     new planting at Chardin Chardin renovation

    Gardener Ben Williams has been carefully planning the renovation of the front entrance to Chardin Hall. New plant additions are chosen for their habitat value, their drought tolerance and their beauty! It's being done in phases, with the help of our awesome students to completely change the experience of entering the residence hall.