Washtenaw Community College: Flower Power

 

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Washtenaw Community College Annual Flower Planting

Washtenaw Community College, Grounds Maintenance Department is deep in the dirt planting approximately 15,000 flower annuals.

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Washtenaw Community College Annual Flower Planting

WCC’s Grounds Maintenance plants 28 different cultivars of annuals of different colors, including Ageratum, Begonia, Impatiens, Lantana, Geranium, Petunia, Coleus, Marigold, Verbena, and Zinnia. Students, faculty, staff and guests can see our colorful annual displays in the Student Center Plaza, at all main entrances, the bus turn-around, around some of the buildings, and in the large and small planters.

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Washtenaw Community College Annual Flower Planting

It takes almost four weeks to plant all the flowers from mid-May to mid-June, and they will last until the first hard frost in the fall.

I AM Facilities Management Video

Washtenaw Community College’s Facilities Management Department is proud to present this video entitled “I am Facilities Management.” The video takes you on a tour of the many people and activities of WCC Facilities Management. It provides a picture of the mostly behind the scenes world of the everyday heroes who keep WCC running.

The video highlights who we are and what we do. It was created by Bill Ghrist, System Analyst and Brian Steinberg, Facilities Operations Staff with the support of WCC Media Services 

Washtenaw Community College Grounds Maintenance Tulip Time

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Washtenaw Community College- Grounds Maintenance

Washtenaw Community College’s Grounds Maintenance Department has planted some 50,000 tulip bulbs on WCC’s beautiful 295 acre campus. Tulip planting happens in the Fall and after the long winter, it is now Tulip Time.

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Washtenaw Community College – Grounds Maintenance Fall Tulip Planting

The campus is now bursting with the bright colors of tulips with flower beds places throughout campus. The front of the Student Center is one of the best places to sit between classes and take the tulips in.