Horticulture Students Selling Flowers, Ferns, Veggies and More

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)
  • Snapdragons
  • Distylium 'Emerald Heights'
  • Beautyberry
  • 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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