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April 14, 2010
Gwinnett Tech's Horticulture Program Hosts Annual Spring Plant Sale
Sixteenth year for the popular community event
Gwinnett Technical College's Environmental Horticulture program is holding its 16th annual community plant sale on Wed., April 21, and Thurs., April 22, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Gwinnett Tech Greenhouse, adjacent to Building 600.
"The spring plant sale is the most popular event that the horticulture program hosts," says Aaron Poulsen, Environmental Horticulture program director. "Along with annuals and perennials, we have a lot of hanging baskets this year. We also have some real exciting colors in plants and flowers that will make a great addition to anyone's garden."
The plant sale features the work of Gwinnett Tech Environmental Horticulture students and raises money for the Environmental Horticulture program. Plants featured in this sale include:
- Hanging Baskets
- Night Blooming Cereus
There are plans for another sale featuring edible plants on Wed., May 12, and Thurs., May 13.
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.
GTC offers more than 45 degree, diploma and certificate program options that you can finish in two years or less. For more information on all programs, visit www.GwinnettTech.edu or call 770-962-7580.
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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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