Horticulture: Recommended

Horticulture is the art and science of growing plants. Virginia Tech's degree and research emphasis is on sustainable urban landscaping, nursery production, environmental and urban horticulture, vegetable and fruit crop production, viticulture, and plant

Overview for horticulture

Recommended online resources

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Libraries are for everyone
American Sign Language spelling of
Las Bibliotecas Son Para Todos
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Les Bibliotheques Sont Pour Tout Le Monde

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All current Virginia Tech students, faculty, and staff, regardless of your location, may request through ILLiad for materials:

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