Horticulture Club to host annual plant sale

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 8, at TCC Northwest, 4801 Marine Creek Pkwy., Fort Worth. The Plant Sale will be located along the walkway from the North Parking Lot into the WTLO building, between the WHPE and WBSA buildings. See the campus map.

The sale is open to the community and will feature flowering annuals, select perennials, vegetables herbs and some hanging plants. 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 $15 each. Plant sale prices range to 25 percent below typical retail prices. In addition, shoppers can enjoy quantity discounts on purchases of $50.00 or more on top of reduced prices.

Cash and checks will be accepted. Proceeds help horticulture students cover the cost of field trips and Horticulture Club projects.

TCC Northwest 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 david.bulpitt@tccd.edu.