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New gate in Minns Garden

Van Doren and crew install new gate in Minns Garden.

Van Doren and crew install new gate in Minns Garden.

Local blacksmith/metal artist Durand Van Doren and his crew installed new gates in Minns Garden May 14. The ‘Applegate Arch’ features seven famous apples (Garden of Eden, Newton’s, an apple for the teacher, The Big Apple, William Tell’s apple, Sleeping Beauty’s poisonous apple, and Johnny Appledseed’s apple), as well as buds, flowers, roots and leaves rendered in metal. The opening celebration and reception is scheduled for May 15 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.

New gate at Minns Garden

New gate at Minns Garden

Marketing Plant Sciences

On May 12, Addison Raap presented the results of his independent study project looking at ways to market the Plant Sciences major.

If you missed the presentation, you can view the AdobeConnect version of his presentation. (View Addison’s PowerPoint while listening to the audio.) The presentation starts around the 2:30 mark. You can drag the progress bar at the bottom of the screen to ‘fast-forward’ to the beginning.

HortShorts – Spring 2009

Read the Spring 2009 issue of HortShorts in printer-friendly .pdf format.

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