Plant Growth Facilities (PGF) provides high quality greenhouses, growth chamber facilities, and professional support for plant science and related research to all departments at Colorado State University. PGF is committed to a safe environment by using an integrative insect and disease management program to promote plant health and researcher safety. The Plant Growth Facilities maintains a diverse tropical and desert plant collection in the Conservatory greenhouse.  These plant species provide educational opportunities for the Biology, Botany, and Horticulture labs and is open to the general public for enjoyment.

What's Blooming this Week in Conservatory?

Greenhouse 110 is devoted to research for the CSU Wheat Breeding and Genetics Program. Our activities include making crosses for development of new breeding populations and conduct of wheat x maize doubled haploid line development for rapid production of new experimental breeding lines. These activities lead directly to development and release of improved wheat varieties for producers in Colorado and other states in the region.


Building Floor Plan

Hours of Operation

M-F, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., with staff available during those hours or email to schedule a time (cas_greenhouse@mail.colostate.edu)

Closed on weekends and University-recognized holidays

Greenhouse Manager

Tammy Brenner
Room 115
970.491.7140 (office)

Staff email


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