All Blog Posts Tagged 'horticulture' (6)

Toomer’s Oak Tree Clones For Sale At Auburn University


Toomer’s oaks are not forever lost. One of Auburn’s greatest icons and traditions can still be continued right in your own backyard.

Dr. Gary Keever, an Auburn University researcher and professor of horticulture has worked many years to propagate healthy Auburn Oak clones.…


Added by Laurie Webb on September 26, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Helping With Horticulture

Strands of white toilet paper still hang from the trees at Toomer’s Corner, but they are not the remains from the celebration of a recent victory. They are the remains of the Auburn family's last attempt to pay their respects to a beloved Auburn tradition.

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Added by Andie Long on February 22, 2011 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Plant Sale Rakes in Scholarship Opportunities

Looking to finally start that vegetable garden this spring? How about adding additional trees and shrubs to your already fruitful front yard?

This year’s “A-Day Plant Sale,” organized by the Professional Land Care Network (PLANET), is the perfect place to find trees, shrubs, vegetables, herbs and more.

PLANET is an undergraduate student club at Auburn University. This year, PLANET is hosting the “A-Day Plant Sale” in conjunction with Campus Club, another university… Continue

Added by Laura Elizabeth Hancock on March 8, 2010 at 1:12pm — No Comments

A Life of Blooming Colors

Brothers from the port city of Mobile, Ala. cannot stay away from the loveliest village on the plains. King Braswell and his younger brother John are proud Auburn graduates. Including his years in college, King has lived in Auburn for 21 years. As a horticulture major King knew from the beginning of his college career that he had a knack and a passion for agriculture and plant life. Upon graduation in… Continue

Added by Margaret McKenzie Beasley on February 24, 2010 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Local Garden Supplier Combats Snow Storm

For the snow-starved population of Auburn, the recent winter storm was cause for celebration. As five inches of snow covered the loveliest village in white, students and families took part in snowball fights, built snowmen and took turns sledding down select hills. However, not everyone was as excited about the winter snowstorm.

Blooming Colors, Auburn’s source for gardening and landscaping for the past 15 years, knows they have a lot at stake when temperatures dip below freezing.… Continue

Added by Jason Hermansdorfer on February 15, 2010 at 1:08pm — No Comments

Auburn Horticulture :: Where Careers Take Root

Officially founded in 1906, Auburn University's Horticulture Department has been teaching students the art and science of plant cultivation since the 1890s. It is one of the oldest and largest departments of its kind in the United States, with more than 200 people in the horticulture program. Gradate student Katie Werneth is one of these people, and she can often be found at the beautiful Patterson Greenhouse Complex on Duncan Drive.

Under "interests" on Werneth's Facebook page, she… Continue

Added by Emily Jeter on October 1, 2008 at 12:30pm — No Comments



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