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October 10, 2013
Horticulture Students Selling Flowers, Ferns, Veggies and More
Fall Plant Sale an Annual Tradition at Gwinnett Tech
It's time again for one of autumn's most time-honored local traditions: Gwinnett Tech's Fall Plant Sale, a community event hosted by the Environmental Horticulture program.
Held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Oct. 15-17, at the campus greenhouse near Building 600, the annual sale offers a wide variety of flowers, shrubs, grasses and herbs. All plants are sold with pride by the students who grew them.
This year's selection includes:
- Pansies and violas ($10 annual flats)
- Distylium 'Emerald Heights'
- Gardenia (Chuck Hayes, August Beauty, Radicans and more)
- Confederate Jasmine
- Osmanthus (Fragrant Tea Olive and Fortunes Osmanthus 'Fruitlandii')
- Southern Wood Fern
- Japanese Maple
- Crapemyrtle (Plum Magic, Pocomoke, and Pink Velour)
- Heucherella 'Buttered Rum'
- Sedum 'Autumn Joy'
- Yellow Anise Tree
- Oakleaf Hydrangea
- Banana Shrub
- Fall herbs and vegetables (Romaine Lettuce, Broccoli, Cauliflower, Cilantro, Collards, Parsley, Bok Choy)
- Ornamental Grasses (Blue Fescue, Sweet Flag, Variegated Miscanthus)
Cash and check are preferred.
The GTC greenhouse is located next to Building 600 on the Gwinnett Tech campus, 5150 Sugarloaf Parkway, Lawrenceville, 30043.
Gwinnett Tech offers a degree and diploma program in Environmental Horticulture, plus certificate options for landscape design technician, horticulture installation technician, floral designer, sustainable urban agriculture technician and in GIS technology.
In all, 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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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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