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Institute for Sustainable Horticulture

Institute for Sustainable Horticulture

We envision a future in which the agriculture and landscape sectors provide exemplary leadership in building and sustaining healthy ecosystems.

Our Mission:

The Institute for Sustainable Horticulture improves ecosystem resilience by providing tools and strategies for agriculture and landscapes through applied research, innovation, knowledge sharing, and partnerships.


To learn more about our research please browse our website.


Nov 17 / 2020
Dr. Deborah Henderson and Michelle Franklin from Kwantlen Polytechnic University’s Institute for Sustainable Horticulture partnered Sylvar Technologies to create baculovirus biopesticides, which are non-toxic, safe and natural products.

A partnership between...

Apr 25 / 2019
Dr. Deborah Henderson inspects a petri dish with fungi or trichoderma.

Tucked away in a lab at...

Jan 19 / 2017

Langley, BC—Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) and the Sumas Regional Consortium for High Tech (SRTec) have planted a seed.

KPU’s Institute for Sustainable...