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October 19, 2009
Gwinnett Tech Horticulture Program to Host Fall Plant Sale
Popular event will be held Oct. 21 - 22, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Gwinnett Technical College's Horticulture program is hosting its annual Fall Plant Sale, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., on Wed., Oct. 21, and Thurs., Oct. 22, at the Gwinnett Tech greenhouse, adjacent to Building 600 on campus.
"It's the perfect time for fall planting and we have some great options for our community gardeners to consider," says Aaron Poulsen, Horticulture program director. "We always have a strong community response to the sale and we enjoy the chance to showcase the outstanding work of our students."
Plants in the sale will include:
- Pee Wee Hydrangea
- Chuck Hayes Gardenia
- August Beauty Gardenia
- Ornamental Kale
- Top Hat Blueberry
- Pink Fountain Gaura
- Ogon Nishiki Trachelospermum
- Melting Fire Heuchera
- Caramel Heuchera
- Sedum x 'Autumn Fire'
- Variegated False Holly
- Dwarf Japanese Cryptomeria
- Ornamental Grasses
- Various Houseplants and Tropicals
- And more!
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, a horticulture installation technician, and in floral design.
Gwinnett Tech offers more than 45 degree, diploma and certificate program options that you can finish in two years or less. For more information, visit www.GwinnettTech.edu.
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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 Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the associate degree. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097,404-679-4500, www.sacscoc.org for questions about the accreditation of Gwinnett Technical College. For more information, visit www.GwinnettTech.edu.
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