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Horticulture program welcomes students for pumpkin patch; begins work on new facility

Horticulture program welcomes students for pumpkin patch; begins work on new facility

Judith Perez, staff writer
November 4
Filed under News

The adaptive horticulture program at SCC invited students, faculty, and staff to come out to their pumpkin patch to harvest their own organically grown pumpkins Oct 30. Their pumpkins were planted from seeds in June, and maintained all throughout summer and fall by the students. "The funds raised fro...

SCC’s new agriculture program to start in 2016

Makafui Ahorney, Staff Writer
March 18
Filed under Classes, News, On campus

Solano College’s Horticulture professors are about to be a lot busier. Ken Williams and Sandra Diehl are currently putting together a curriculum for an agriculture program tentatively set to start next spring. “We recently got $1 million from the Measure Q money to develop the agriculture side...

Horticulture building re-dedicated on campus Monday

Horticulture building re-dedicated on campus Monday

John Glidden, Staff Writer
August 19
Filed under News, On campus, Top Stories

ROCKVILLE - A strong wind could not stop the dedication and re-naming of the horticulture building Monday evening at Solano Community College. Elected officials and many members of the Solano College Horticulture Club were on hand to celebrate the re-naming of the horticulture building on campus t...

Recycling is a big hit on campus

Sharman Bruni, Online Editor
December 5
Filed under News, On campus

Recycling is important to many people. For the sustainability committee at Solano Community College, it’s their primary goal. Working with the recycling club and clean and green committee, the sustainability committee was able to sponsor the first official Earth Day on campus last April and is already planning for the next Earth Day. “We have a comprehensive pro...

Solano celebrates first official Earth Day on campus

Sharman Bruni, Editor-in-Chief
April 25
Filed under On campus, Top Stories

Green is the name of the game. On April 18, Solano Community College hosted the first official Earth Day on campus, bringing in organizations such as the Solano County Land Trust, Shooting Star farm and Potrero Hills Landfill. The Japanese Art and Culture Club held a “garage” sale in which members of the clu...

Horticulture department to hold seasonal plant sale

November 2
Filed under Briefs, Local, On campus

The Horticulture Club at Solano Community College will host its annual Winter Plant Sale December 8 - 10. The plant sale will feature wreaths and swags made by the Horticulture Department as well as seasonal flowering plants, house plants, succulents, and more … just in time for the holidays. The plant...

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