Tarrant County College horticulture students will showcase more than 35 varieties of flowers, vegetables and herbs during the program’s annual plant sale.
The sale will take place 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, April 6, and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 7, at TCC Northwest (4801 Marine Creek Pkwy., Fort Worth, WFAB walkway). The sale is open to the community and will feature flowering annuals and perennials including marigolds, begonias, lantana, verbena and zinnias; foliage plants such as helichrysum and citronella geraniums; vegetables including hybrid and heirloom tomatoes; and, herbs such as basil and thyme. Students grew all the plants as part of their Horticulture Program coursework.
Items will be sold below retail prices; most range from $1.50 to $4 each. Cash and checks will be accepted. Proceeds help horticulture students cover the cost of field trips and Horticulture Club projects.
TCC’s Northwest Campus features on-site greenhouses, gardens and a vineyard. Students learn greenhouse operation and management; landscape design, installation and maintenance; nursery and retail garden center operation and management; soil science; and pest control. Day and evening classes are available. Students can earn a certificate of completion or an associate degree and get the foundation for continuing their studies at a university.
Horticulture courses also are offered for personal enrichment. For more information on the Horticulture Program, visit the TCC website or contact David Bulpitt at firstname.lastname@example.org.