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March 26, 2008
Gwinnett Tech Horticulture Program Hosts Annual Plant Sale
Take your pick on April 3 – 4, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Gwinnett Technical College's Horticulture program will usher in the growing season with its 14th annual Spring Plant Sale, from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m., Thursday, April 3 and Friday, April 4, at the Gwinnett Tech greenhouse, adjacent to Building 600.
Reflective of Georgia's drought conditions, this year's offerings feature many heat and sun loving annuals and perennials.
"Our students started growing and nurturing these plants at the beginning of winter quarter in January, so we are literally selling the fruits of our labor – and our learning," says Dr. Richard Ludwig, program director of the Horticulture division. "The event is a community favorite, so come early for the best selection!"
Plants in the sale will include:
- Perennial Banana
- Swamp Sunflower
- Mona Lavender Plectranthus
- Hanging Baskets, Containers & More
Gwinnett Tech offers an associate degree and a diploma program in Environmental Horticulture, plus certificate options that train students for employment as a garden center technician, greenhouse technician, landscape design technician, landscape/greenhouse installation technician, and in site planning and analysis and floral design.
For more information about Gwinnett Tech or about any of the college's more than 45 program options, call 770-962-7580.
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About Gwinnett Tech
Gwinnett Technical College, one of Georgia's largest technical colleges, serves more than 21,000 students annually to meet the workforce training needs of the region. The college offers more than 50 associate degree, diploma and certificate programs and hundreds of seminars, workshops and courses providing specialized training. Gwinnett Tech’s service area includes Gwinnett and North Fulton counties. 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 callÂ 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Gwinnett Technical College.Â In addition, some college programs hold separate licensure or accreditation status with appropriate agencies. For more information, visitÂ www.GwinnettTech.edu.
A unit of the Technical College System of Georgia.