Landscape Horticulture News

Spring 2014 Internships Available

The Merritt College Horticulture Club is pleased to announce its Spring 2014 Internship opportunities.  All positions begin February 1, 2014, require a 12 week commitment and receive a $500 scholarshi...

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Featured January Fee-Based Classes

Coming in January 2014 — Introduction to Aesthetic Pruning (LH800) — a look at the theory, principles, and history of aesthetic pruning; the pruning of ornamental trees and shrubs to impro...

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Spring 2014 Fee-Based Class Schedule

We’ve got a great line-up of fee-based classes for Spring 2014, open to both Merritt students and the community at large.  And, this year we have some brand new and exciting offerings!  Take a l...

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Nov 2013 Fee-Based Classes

As the days draw in and we can’t spend as much time outdoors, it’s a good time to sharpen our skills and learn new techniques — so here’s what’s coming up in November fee-based classes. Saturday...

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Oct 2013–Pruning for the Big Picture

Coming this month — Pruning for the Big Picture. This essential pruning class teaches you how to evaluate and meet the pruning needs of an entire landscape.  Both general and detail pruning are...

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Fall 2013 Fee-Based Class Schedule

The schedule for Fall 2013 fee-based classes is now available! Lots of great classes await your participation, on topics ranging from aesthetic pruning to wedding bouquets to rock placement in the gar...

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Fall 2013 Plant Sale

It’s all over, but we had a great time!  Many thanks to the community for your support of our efforts and our programs.  And, be sure to watch for our next sale in Spring 2014, with all the usua...

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Fall 2013 Plant Sale Contest

On October 5, the Merritt College Horticulture Club held its third annual Fruits, Vegetables and Flowers Fall Harvest Basket Contest.  Anything growing in contestants’ gardens was eligible for e...

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