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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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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.
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