University greenhouses power the flowers in Princeton's gardens

Monday, Aug 31, 2015
by Emily Aronson, Office of Communications

Visitors to Princeton University's Prospect Gardens may be familiar with the cheerful orange marigolds, pops of pink petunias and bunches of begonias blooming around the lush grounds. What they may not know is that most flowers planted there and in other campus gardens get their start just down the road in the University's greenhouses.

Princeton is one of a handful of non-agricultural universities to have its own greenhouses and nursery, which are located off main campus behind Windsor and Rickerson fields.

Read more about the Princeton University greenhouses.