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It may be fall, but this greenery doesn’t change

There is a place on campus where students can get their fix on student-produced plants and produce. It’s the Fresno State Horticulture Nursery. The nursery is part of Fresno State’s 1,011-acre farm. It produces house and landscape plants, trimmed flowers ...

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Nursery, floral shop blooming on campus

Although they may not put on major advertising campaigns, the Fresno State horticulture nursery and floral shop are keeping busy without any extra attention. The nursery manager and floral manager said they both have plenty of work to do to ...

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Culinology students work with campus herb garden

On a warm morning, students traded their backpacks and books for gardening gloves, rakes and clippers to clean up and nurture Fresno State’s certified organic herb garden. They trimmed plants back, weeded the area and worked on a mulch project in the garden.

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Thirty years of greenery

This year marks the 30th anniversary of Fresno State’s accreditation as an official arboretum in 1978 by the American Public Gardens Association.

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Organic greenhouse in the spotlight

It can’t be seen, tasted, touched, smelled or heard, but the difference between Fresno State horticulture’s greenhouse one and the seven greenhouses surrounding it is representative of a growing trend in agriculture.

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What’s that smell?

After walking across campus last semester, a stench arose from the bottom of Morgan Diemunsch’s white Converse shoes and filled the long row of seats she sat in during her criminology 153 class.

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April 7, 2008: Wildflowers of the Central Valley

Naturalist James Warner talks with The Collegian about some of the different springtime wildflowers that can be seen near Fresno. [display_podcast]

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