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Horticulture Instructor Among Presenters at Penn State Conference

A horticulture instructor at Pennsylvania College’s of Technology Schneebeli Earth Science Center was a presenter at the Penn State Master Gardener State Conference, held June 22-23 at the Nittany Lion Inn on the main campus of The Pennsylvania State University.

Carl J. Bower Jr.’s presentation topics were “Winter Landscaping,” in which he discussed plants, structures and design tips to make gardens come alive “during those boring winter months,” and “Putting Personality in Your Landscape,” in which he talked about gardening and explored unusual design concepts.

Carl J. Bower Jr.
Carl J. Bower Jr.

The conference provided Master Gardeners with access to educational seminars and advanced horticulture techniques, as well as an opportunity to socialize with other Master Gardeners across the state. Bower is a 1993 landscape/nursery technology graduate of Penn College and holds the Pennsylvania Certified Horticulturist designation from the Pennsylvania Landscape & Nursery Association. He joined the college as an adjunct faculty member in 2001 and, in 2006, became a full-time instructor in the School of Natural Resources Management.

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