Spring Plant Sale

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The Arkansas Tech University Agriculture Department presents its 34th annual Spring Plant Sale from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, April 14 and Saturday, April 15 at Red Hill Farm (located across from Tech).

The entrance is located on Harrell Drive, look for the signs.

According to Dr. Jim Collins, professor of agriculture, horticulturist, the plants for sale include: “Ferns, geraniums, lantanas, hanging baskets, bedding plants, peppers, tomaotes and many other plants.” The greenhouses are filled with student grown plants and all the proceeds from this event go back into the college for more plants and supplies.

This will be Dr. Collin’s last plant sale as he is retiring this year.

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Amber Quaid is the coeditor-in-chief for the Arka Tech newspaper at Arkansas Tech University. Her focus is on diversity and its importance for inclusion into society. Amber has a bachelor’s degree in journalism with an emphasis in communication and public relations. She is currently working on receiving her master’s degree in multimedia journalism. Amber has been in the professional world of journalism for 4 years and in professional management positions for 16 years with a Fortune 500 company. Currently, on the Arka Tech Amber does layout, design, and writes articles about diversity and mental health issues. She enjoys reading, hanging out with her kids and playing deck-building board games.