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The Keim Hall Courtyard project was undertaken in conjunction with the remodeling of the building. The enclosed space, formed by Plant Sciences Hall and Keim Hall, has been transformed into a gathering place for departmental events, a greenspace for having lunch or studying, and an outdoor classroom where students get hands-on experience with landscape construction and management as well as plant identification.


During the building renovation, the courtyard space took a beating. Compaction from heavy equipment was an issue:

compaction    compaction

Plant installation is one of the great ways that Landscape Management students get real life experience. Here's some of the first plants going into the Keim Courtyard in 2010: 

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