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Tag: horticultural science

Feb 11, 2011

Flower Power

If your Valentine's Day roses have already wilted, take heart. NC State researchers are working on this thorny challenge. 

Dec 14, 2010

Blankenship Named Horticulture Society Fellow

Dr. Sylvia Blankenship has been elected a fellow of the International Society of Horticultural Science, joining an elite group of 10 honorees. 

Oct 12, 2010

Rain Gardening Book Yields Gold

Two horticultural science professors, Helen Kraus and Anne Spafford, have won a gold medal from the Garden Writers Association for their book, Rain Gardening in the South: Ecologically Designed Gardens for Drought, Deluge and Everything in Between

Sep 17, 2010

Garden Expert Back on Air

Gardeners can look forward to spending a half-hour indoors this fall. “In the Garden with Bryce Lane,”  hosted by an NC State expert, has returned to WUNC-TV for its eighth season. 

Jul 29, 2010

Bilderback to Direct Arboretum

Dr. Ted Bilderback, a horticultural science professor, has been named director of the J.C. Raulston Arboretum. 

Jun 16, 2010

Peachy Keen Genome

While you might expect to find apples and plums on a branch of the peach’s family tree, genome mapping coordinated at NC State found that it’s also related to roses, strawberries and raspberries – even poplar and chestnut trees. 

Jun 14, 2010

Think Pink Hydrangeas

A new variety of hydrangea developed by horticulturist Dr. Tom Ranney will have gardeners thinking pink this year. Invincibelle Spirit is making its debut in garden centers. 

Apr 1, 2010

Best Plant Named

Lo & Behold "Blue Chip" Buddleia (butterfly bush), developed by Dennis Werner and Layne Snelling in the horticultural science department, was named the best new plant for 2009. 

Dec 10, 2009

From Garden to Classroom

Julieta Sherk followed that passion for edible plants to NC State, where she joined the faculty this semester as a new assistant professor of landscape design in the horticultural science department. 

Jul 1, 2009

Plant Breeder Honored

Dr. Tom Ranney, horticultural science professor at the Mountain Horticultural Crops Research and Extension Center near Asheville, won the American Horticulture Society’s Marc Cathey Award. 

May 7, 2009

Horticulture Team Takes Top Journal Award

The American Society for Horticultural Science gave its Outstanding Cross-Commodity Publication award to a journal article by a team from NC State. 

Mar 19, 2009

Spafford and Kraus Publish Book

Two teachers have published a book titled, "Rain Gardening in the South: Ecologically Designed Gardens for Drought, Deluge, and Everything In Between."