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October 10, 2011
Gwinnett Tech Horticulture Program Hosts Annual Fall Plant Sale October 18-20
Sale Extended to Three Days for the First Time Ever
Gwinnett Technical College's Environmental Horticulture program is hosting its annual community plant sale on October 18 – 20, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., in the campus greenhouse near Building 600.
"Our fall plant sale will be a great mix of old standbys, exciting new varieties and hard to find plant favorites that our customers have come to expect from us," said Roni Trimble, coordinator of greenhouse operations. "There's the chance for a surprise around every corner and as always, we offer outstanding price.!"
The Gwinnett Tech Environmental Horticulture program holds a community plant sale annually to sell the plants the students have grown to the community. Offered at the sale will be:
Perennials: penstemon 'husker red', kent beauty oregano, rudbeckia 'goldsturm', gayfeather, dianthus 'wicked witch' and japanese painted ferns.
Fall annuals: pansies, violas and snapdragons.
Vegetables: broccoli, cauliflower, kale, swiss chard and lettuces.
Herbs: rosemary, cilantro, parsley and sage
Shrubs: callicarpa americana, callicarpa dichotoma, fig trees, kerria japonica, awabuki viburnum and august beauty gardenias.
The GTC greenhouse is located adjacent to Building 600 on the Gwinnett Tech campus, 5150 Sugarloaf Parkway, Lawrenceville, GA 30043.
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.
In all, GTC offers more than 50 degree, diploma and certificate options that can be completed in two years or less. For more information, 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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