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2014 Poinsettia Sale

Mon. Nov. 24: 12pm to 2pm

Tues. Nov. 25:10am to 12pm

Wed. Nov. 26: 12pm to 4pm

Mondays & Wednesdays Dec. 1 thru 17: 12pm to 4pm

Tuesdays and Thursdays Dec. 1 thru 17:10am to 12pm

Fri. Dec. 5: 10am to 2pm


Location: Horticulture Technology Center Greenhouse
Located at the Heintz Center across from the Olmsted Medical Center Hospital at 1926 Collegeview Rd

$14000 in Scholarships Awarded to RCTC Horticulture Students

MNLA Foundation Scholarships co-sponsored by Rochester Arborist Workshop

  • 2 @ $1000

Vern Bushlack Scholarship

  • 1 @ $1000

Christopher Struckman Memorial Scholarship

  • 1 @ $1000

Adolf, Pauline, & John Peterson Memorial Scholarship

  • 1 @ $1000

Shades of Green Hosta Society

  • 2 @ $2000 to returning students
  • 2 @ $1000 to incoming students

Rochester Garden & Flower Club

  • 2 @ $1000

MSHS 1st District Scholarship

  • 1 @ $1000

2014 Poinsettia Sale

Poinsettias will go on sale November 25, 2014

Additions to the SMART Garden

2013 Gazebo Redo

2012 Pondless Rain capture system


Urban Forestry

Interested in managment of trees in the urban landscape consider the following classes:

Spring Semester in odd years: HORT 1325 Urban Forestry

Spring Semester in even years: HTLS 2332 Arboriculture

Fall Semester in even years: HTLS 2110 Introductory Tree Climbing

Vegetable Production

Interested in High Tunnel Vegetable production consider enrolling in the following classes:
FAll Semester: HORT 2331 Greenhouse Operations and Management
Spring Semester: HTFL 2341 Greenhouse Crop Production


Rain Gardens, Green Roofs, & More

Interested in sustainable landscape practices consider the following classes:
FAll Semester: HORT 1323 Introduction to Horticulture
Spring Semester: HORT 1320 Plant Materials II


Fall 2014 Courses

HORT 1310 Soil Science meets Thursdays 1pm to 2:50pm

HORT 1315 Plant Materials I - Woody Plants meets Mon / Wed 8am to 9:50am

HORT 1318 Intro to Turfgrass Mgmt meets Tues / Thurs 8am to 9:50am

HORT 1323 Intro to Horticulture meets Mon / Wed 10am to 11:50am

HORT 2330 Plant Propagation meets Tues / Thurs 8am to 9:50am

HORT 2331 Greenhouse Operations & Mgmt meets Tues / Thurs 10am to 11:50am

HORT 2335 Landscape Design meets Thurs 1pm to 3:50pm

HORT 2350 Integrated Plant Pest Mgmt meets Tues 12pm to 1:50pm

Contact Robin at robin.fruth-dugstad@rctc.edu for more information


RCTC Horticulture Instructor honored with the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities Excellence in Teaching Award for 2008!



Last Updated: October 24, 2014

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