The mission of the College of the Environment and Life Sciences (CELS) Greenhouse Range is to provide the highest quality plant care services and facilities in support of teaching, research, and extension programs within CELS and the greater URI community. The facility is comprised of 15,000 sq. ft. of greenhouse space, two laboratories, a classroom, a growth chamber room, a potting/soil room, and offices.

The Horridge Conservatory houses an ecologically diverse plant collection with species native to tropical, desert, and temperate environments from across the world. The conservatory is open to visitors weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The URI Greenhouse Range and Horridge Conservatory are located at 6 Greenhouse Rd., Kingston, RI 02881.

The Greenhouse Range houses the URI Biocontrol Lab and a collection of medicinal plants for the College of Pharmacy Herber W. Youngken Jr. Medicinal Garden.

The Growth Chamber Facility is also located in the URI Greenhouse Range.

Contact Ben Robbins, Assistant Greenhouse Manager, at benjamin.robbins@uri.edu with questions or greenhouse rental requests.

For information on growth chamber rentals contact Lisa Tewksbury (Ph.D.), Research Associate, lisat@uri.edu, 401-874-2750.

Horridge Conservatory
Horridge Conservatory
Horridge Conservatory
Coursework being done in a greenhouse
Biocontrol research
Hydroponic production course project
Hydroponic production course project
Hydroponics project