Horticulture at MSU...
...science and technology to cultivate human and environmental health.
Recent News and Events:
MSU Alumni Association features Garden Day in LENS program
The Michigan State University Horticulture Gardens and MSU Alumni Association are happy to bring you a preview of Garden Day 2014. First, take those herbs and put them to use! Learn news ways to cook, drink and even decorate using your herbs from Education Coordinator, Jessica Albright. Then discover some imaginative container ideas, and learn how to fill them with colorful foliage, flowers, vegetables and herbs with Annual Trial Garden Manager Daedre Craig.
The was a LIVE streaming event on June 24th. Click here to watch the recording via the LENS archive.
Nicholas Chase - 2014 MSU Student Employee of the Year
Every year student employees in various departments, units and offices at MSU are nominated by their supervisors for the Student Employee of the Year Award. This year the honor went to an outstanding employee here in the Department of Horticulture, Nicholas Chase.
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Horticulture Student Grows Entrepreneurial Spirit on MSU's Campus
Horticulture senior Karri Tomich-Baylis picks tarragon leaves April 23, 2014, in Bailey GREENhouse. Many herbs in the greenhouse are used as tea leaves and are organically grown in Bailey GREENhouse by MSU's Residential Initiative for the Study of the Environment, commonly known as RISE.
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Credit: Erin Hampton/The State News
MSU Students Place Third Overall at the 2014 PLANET Student Career Days!
Congratulations to the members of Horticulture Club that represented MSU at PLANET (Professional Landcare Network) Student Career Days held at Colorado State University last week. The four-day event consisted of educational workshops, a career fair, and 28 competitive events which have been termed the Landscape Olympics. Team members competed against 743 students representing 65 colleges and universities from across the United States and Canada. MSU once again made a strong showing finishing in third place behind Brigham Young University - Provo and BYU - Idaho. Fourth place went to the University of Georgia. Other Big Ten schools competing included Penn State (11th), Maryland (16th), Ohio State (44th), Illinois (50th), and Purdue (64th)
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