|Overall Rating||Bronze - expired|
|Submission Date||Jan. 16, 2014|
South Seattle College
ER-T2-2: Organic Garden
|0.25 / 0.25||
Office of the Vice Chancellor
Does the institution have an on-campus garden where students are able to gain organic farming and/or gardening experience?:
A brief description of the garden:
South Seattle Community College has a student designed, built, and maintained Arboretum. The arboretum focuses on native-plants and has been pesticide free since 2008.
The Arboretum is an important part of the SSCC Landscape Horticulture Program. As part of their studies, students designed and built the Arboretum. It is used as a laboratory for courses in plant identification, arboriculture, pruning, irrigation, garden renovation, plant problem diagnostics, landscape management and landscape construction courses. The Arboretum is also used as an outdoor classroom by professional horticulturists, hobby gardeners and other college programs. Most of the plants on the Washington Certified Professional Horticulturist exam can be found in the SSCC Arboretum.
The website URL where information about the garden is available:
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