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Grounds

Grounds and Landscaping at NDSU aid in providing a safe, functional and beautiful exterior environment to campus customers throughout the year.  As part of the Facilities Management team we provide cost effective oversight and beautification of the campus and its natural assets.  We manage over 260 acres of trees, green space and landscape at the Fargo campus.

Services Provided

  • Snow Removal
  • Turf Care
  • Landscape Design, Installation and Care
  • Irrigation Design, Installation, and Care
  • Project Landscape Restoration
  • Street, Sidewalk and Lot Sweeping
  • Annual Spring Cleanup
  • Outdoor Waste Collection

Interesting Facts

  • 2,000,000 square feet NDSU parking lots plowed and maintained by our team
  • 45,000 annual flowers propagated each year
    • The 36 annual floral display beds consume about 35,000 of these annual plants.
    • 4,000 annuals are sent to Mayville State University and 6,000 annuals are sent to Valley City State University for display.
  • Annual flowers grown by NDSU include:
    • Ageratu
    • Alyssum
    • Begonia
    • Canna
    • Celosia
    • Coleus
    • Dianthus
    • Dusty Miller
    • Gazania
    • Geranium
    • Ornamental Grasses
    • Impatiens
    • Marigold
    • Pansy
    • Petunia
    • Rudbeckia
    • Salvia
    • Vinca
    • Zinnia

  • 180 hanging baskets are grown each year

    • Almost all the baskets are Wave Petunias however, there are a few with Pansies and Impatiens.

  • 40 acres of sports field maintained
  • Campus Arboretum crew plant 50-75 trees per year

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North Dakota State University
Phone: +1 (701) 231-7911 / Fax: (701) 231-8008
Campus address: Thorson Maintenance Center 100
Physical/delivery address: 1310 Bolley Drive, Fargo, ND 58102
Mailing address: NDSU Dept. 3200 / PO Box 6050 / Fargo, ND 58108-6050
Page manager: Facilities Management

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 06, 2016 11:55:40 AM
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