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.