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Safely in Singapore

January 8, 2012 – Singapore Zoo, Singapore (written by Martin Smit, photographs by Nate Tschaenn ) Everything went seamlessly as our group all ascended on Singapore from various corners of the earth. The drive to the hotel immediately blew us … Continue reading

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Forty five years? Check.

After over a decade apart, the LGP alums finally reunited this June 26th in the Italian Water Garden at Longwood.  Alumni from near and far came together to celebrate 45 years of the Graduate Program, reconnect with classmates, and meet … Continue reading

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Note from the Director: Reunion!

I’m into my 7th year directing the Program and really look forward to seeing all the Former Fellows who worked with me starting in 2005. However, my connection to the Program goes back much further when I was on the … Continue reading

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EI Spring Field Trip: Organic Mechanics Soil

(written by Felicia Yu; photos by Dongah Shin) The Organic Mechanics Soil processing facility, complete with industrial found-object landscaping. On a not-so-unlucky Friday the 13th, Laura Vogel, Rebecca Pineo, Dongah Shin, Ashby Leavell, Raakel Toppila, and I went on our … Continue reading

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Electronics Recycling Day – perfect spring weather edition

(written by Felicia Yu; photos by Raakel Toppila) Tis the season…for getting rid of trunk-loads of old electronics! Some junk items just have more character than others. Our fifth Electronics Recycling Day for the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources … Continue reading

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Scott Arboretum – July 23, 2010

Located on the campus of Swarthmore College in Swarthmore, Pennsylvania the pristine gardens and majestic trees of Scott Arboretum make this campus one of the most beautiful in the United States. This unique setting also makes the Arboretum one of … Continue reading

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Want MORE in 2011?

First year students, Dongah Shin and Kate Baltzell, have been helping to produce aspects of the marketing campaign for the APGA 2011 Conference in Philadelphia, PA. If you haven’t heard, this Conference is going to be MORE of everything-MORE gardens, … Continue reading

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New Jersey Pine Barrens Adventure!

To celebrate a successful Symposium, the Fellows decided to explore the New Jersey Pine Barrens. Last Friday, April 30th, all ten Fellows set out for an epic canoe trip. We watched the landscape change from urban Wilmington and Philadelphia, to … Continue reading

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Bags to Bricks

On Wednesday April 2nd, the Environmental Impact team organized a trip to Precision Air Convey (PAC) just down the road from Townsend Hall. This local recycling facility gave us a tour and an up-close look at how the process of … Continue reading

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Christmas Changeover at Longwood – Nov. 22, 2009

One of many exciting events that the Fellows have the opportunity to participate in at Longwood is Christmas Changeover.  This process involves many staff and volunteers to make a seamless transition from the Garden’s Chrysanthemum Festival to A Longwood Gardens … Continue reading

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