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October 10, 2012
Gwinnett Tech Horticulture Program Hosts Fall Plant Sale October 16 – 18
Gwinnett Technical College's Environmental Horticulture program is hosting its annual community plant sale October 16 – 18, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., in the campus greenhouse near Building 600.
"We had such a great response to our expanded sale last year that we are again hosting the sale for three full days. We have a great selection, including flats of annuals for fall planting and fall herbs and vegetables," says Aaron Poulsen, program director, Environmental Horticulture at Gwinnett Tech.
The Gwinnett Tech Environmental Horticulture program holds a community plant sale annually to sell the plants the students have grown to the community. Offered at the sale will be:
- Fall annuals: pansies, violas and snapdragons at $10 per flat
- Vegetables: romaine lettuce, broccoli, cauliflower, Napa cabbage, bok choy
- Herbs: rosemary, cilantro, parsley and sage
- Daphne odora
- Pink Stardust Magnolias
- Confederate Jasmine
- Winter Honeysuckle
- Southern Shield Ferns
- Holly Ferns
- Crape myrtles (Plum Magic, Pocomoke, Pink Velour)
- Swamp Sunflower
- Sedum 'Neon'
- Oakleaf Hydrangeas
- Spiraea (Goldmound, Fujino Pink)
- Ornamental Grasses (Pink Muhly, Sweet Flag, Variegated Miscanthus)
The GTC greenhouse is located adjacent to Building 600 on the Gwinnett Tech campus, 5150 Sugarloaf Parkway, Lawrenceville, GA 30043.
Gwinnett Tech offers an associate degree and a diploma program in Environmental Horticulture, plus certificate options that train students for employment as a landscape design technician, landscape/greenhouse installation technician and in floral design.
Gwinnett Tech offers more than 50 degree, diploma and certificate options that can be completed in two years or less. For more information, visit www.gwinnetttech.edu or call 770-962-7580.
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About Gwinnett Tech
Gwinnett Technical College, one of Georgia's largest technical colleges, is committed to delivering relevant knowledge to meet the workforce training needs of its community. The college offers more than 50 associate degree, diploma and certificate programs and hundreds of seminars, workshops and courses providing specialized training. GTC is Gwinnett County's largest provider of corporate training and now serves residents and businesses in north Fulton County. Gwinnett Technical College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award the associate degree. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Gwinnett Technical College. In addition, some college programs hold separate licensure or accreditation status with appropriate agencies. For more information, visit www.GwinnettTech.edu.
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