Michigan State University’s Student Horticulture Association landscape team participated in the 41st Annual NALP (National Association of Landscape Professionals) National Collegiate Landscape Competition last week in Provo, Utah. The four-day event consisted of educational workshops, a career fair, and 29 competitive events which have been termed the Landscape Olympics. Team members competed against 672 students representing 60 colleges and universities from across the United States and Canada. MSU once again made a strong showing finishing in second place behind the host school, Brigham Young University.
Helping growers learn about the latest advancements in supplemental, photoperiodic, and sole-source horticulture lighting and making the best decisions for their plants and business.
How do watermelons, teapots, snakes and some very hungry caterpillars end up on Christmas trees? It’s the result of a partnership between the MSU Department of Horticulture, the Department of Forestry and about 450 elementary schoolers. Every year, students from Greater Lansing take part in a literacy lesson and decorate holiday ornaments based on their chosen books. These ornaments are put on display at MSU.