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Horticulture gives the gift of flowers

Christen Hollingsworth, an intern with the floriculture department, sells floral arrangements at the Horticulture Floral Sale on Feb. 7, 2019. (Photo by Ariel Caspar)

Ariel Caspar

February 12, 2019

Valentine’s Day is coming soon. For some, Valentine’s Day can be that one holiday out of the year that can either trigger every romantic bone in your body, or cause you to cringe out of annoyance — or maybe even hopelessness. No matter how you feel about Valentine’s Day, you can still tr...

Dia De Los Muertos bloomed for Horticulture’s Sale

The American River College horticulture department celebrated Dia De Los Muertos on Nov. 1, 2018 with a themed flower sale in the Student Center.

Felix Oliveros

November 13, 2018

On Thursday, Nov. 1, the horticulture department incorporated a Dia De Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) theme into its weekly flower sale in the Student Center. Dia De Los Muertos is a holiday that originated in Mexico; it celebrates deceased loved ones through different traditions, festivities and alta...

ARC horticulture has Thanksgiving-themed floral sale

A close up of of one of several arrangements that were offered in a sale hosted by American River College's horticulture department on Thursday. The floral sale was Thanksgiving and fall themed. (Photo by Michael Pacheco)

Michael Pacheco

November 23, 2015

Thanksgiving and fall were the theme at the American River College Horticulture department’s latest floral sale, with the arrangements on sale based on the holiday and the season. “(They’re) usually themed to the season,” said Nina Raleigh, one of the clerks. “At the moment we use pumpkins...

Success of horticulture department’s plant sale continues

Success of horticulture department’s plant sale continues

Jose Garcia and Jose Garcia

April 30, 2015

The horticulture department’s plant sale Wednesday drew not only American River College students but interested customers from the surrounding community. Products for sale included bedding plants, vegetables, outdoor shrubs, tropical foliage plants and herbs. Students from the Plant Propagation...

Students get ‘bugged out’ in Horticulture class

Students get 'bugged out' in Horticulture class

Shelby Young and Shelby Young

September 14, 2011

Horticulture classes promise a fun experience and the gain of real-life skills Horticulture finds a stable position in today’s unstable job market and suddenly the major looks much more enticing to ARC students. Many crazy things have been seen on American River College’s campus and these days...

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