Explore & Learn

The Ira Nelson Horticulture Center is a resource for students, faculty, and the community to learn about and contribute to our impressive and diverse collection of plants.

Ira Nelson Horticulture Center

Welcome to the Ira Nelson Horticulture Center. As a part of the university’s College of Sciences in the School of Geosciences, the Ira Nelson Horticulture Center serves as a living laboratory including a diverse collection of plants acquired not only from Louisiana, but throughout the world. The Center serves as a teaching and learning resource for faculty, students and the community by offering a variety of educational opportunities in horticulture.