The University of North Texas Greenhouse Facilities under the Vice President of Research and innovation office are managed by Gail Shadle, and include three major greenhouses. These facilities are use collectively to support technologically advanced plant science research, where UNT scientists are studying how to increase agricultural productivity, and uses, with far-reaching effects in energy, food supply, nutrition and medicine.


About Our Greenhouses


The University Managed Greenhouses consists of three major facilities:

Life Sciences Complex “B” Rooftop Greenhouse

  1. The Life Science Complex rooftop greenhouse is located on the main campus, at 1511 Sycamore St. Denton, TX 76201, 5th floor. It features four climate-controlled cells, totaling 1600 square feet of growing space. 


The Science Research Building Greenhouse

The Science Research building Greenhouse is located on the main campus, at 1504 W. Mulberry St., Denton, TX 76201This new addition completed in 2019, also features four climate-controlled cells, totaling 1600 square feet of growing space.


The Discovery Park Campus Greenhouse

The Discovery Park Greenhouse is located off-site of the main campus, at 3940 N. Elm St., Denton, TX 7207. The largest of the managed greenhouse facilities for UNT Denton, consisting of  four cells with 1000 square feet of growing space each. The Discovery Park is the only managed Greenhouse equipped with an expanded infrastructure to accommodate diverse growing conditions, including high ceilings to grow jojoba, cotton, corn and other tall plants.