NGTC holds plant sale next week
It’s time again for North Georgia Technical College’s annual plant sale on the Clarkesville campus.
This year’s sale takes place next week, from Monday, October 16 through Thursday, October 19th.
According to NGTC Horticulture Instructor Craig Thurmond, the college opened two new state-of-the-art, high efficiency greenhouses to horticulture students this semester.
The new greenhouses premier as the nicest horticultural facilities in the state and provide a bigger space for students to grow more varieties of plants and vegetables.
Thurmond said the new space also offers more opportunities for students to work in a facility similar in technology and efficiency to real world horticulture work environments.
Thurmond said that this year’s Fall Plant Sale will be located in the new greenhouses and he encourages the public to take advantage of touring the greenhouses while shopping early for fall plants.
The sale is open to the public, and purchases are cash or check only.
A variety of plants will be available for sale, including fall annuals, perennials, native shrubs, hydrangeas, Japanese Maples and fall vegetables.
Proceeds from the sale will benefit the Horticulture Program and help fund their annual trip to study the landscapes and horticulture “behind-the-scenes” at Disney World in Florida.
For more information about the Horticulture Program at NGTC or next week’s plant sale, you can go line to www.northgatech.edu or call 707.754.7794.