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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, 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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