Ministry of Nutrition and Rural Areas Baden-Württemberg
The modern competence center for horticulture, landscaping and arboriculture
We do research for a environment friendly horticulture and landscaping
We develop and test new ecologically sustainable methods in the area of ornamental plant production, vegetable production, arboriculture and landscaping
We offer support for decision making in particular in the area of choice of products and sustainability
We offer attractive courses for professionals
We work for the Ministry of Nutrition and Rural Areas Baden-Württemberg
The College for Horticulture, Landscaping and Arboriculture Heidelberg Training and Further Education
Training for landscapers and growers of ornamental plants (1200 h, degree of “Meister”)
Training for landscapers, growers of ornamental plants and vegetables (600 h, degree of
Training for arborists (600 h, degree of “Fachagrarwirt Baumpflege und Baumsanierung”)
Training for European Tree Workers and European Tree Technicians
Rope Climbing Courses
Training, Demonstrations and presentations for professionals and multipliers
The Research Institute for Horticulture and Landscaping Heidelberg
The modern research station is of a state of the art condition. Our facilities contain 0,6 ha of greenhouses/plastic tunnels and 3 ha of uncovered ground. We develop production strategies and schemes for the modern grower of ornamental plants and vegetables. Climate control, alternatives for chemical plant growth regulators, plant nutrition, biological pest and desease management, concepts for the retail and cost calculation are our main subjects.
Growers profit from our support for the choice of cultivars
We guarantee unbiased comparison of cultivars. We test outdoor sustainabillity in the climate of the Rhine Valley.
The horticultural retailer profits from our sales arguments for retailers and our support for professional marketing.
Our research in landscaping concentrates on subjects like water management in public and private areas and on testing perennials for the use in public areas. Easyer Care of private and public greens. Trees and their needs in urban surroundings are another focus of out research activities