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Re: My new endeavor

Andrea, let me add my belated congrats here.  Way to go Girl!  I
wondered about the wholesale plant business as I know it takes a
whale of a lot of physical work for one person..think this new plan
sounds really good.  Wish you the absolute best in your 'new

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> From: Andrea H <hodgesaa@islc.net>
> Speaking of campaigning for proper tree pruning, I wanted to
announce to the
> group my new goal. I finally found a Master's of Horticulture. It's
> Texas Tech University, sooooo I am in the process of applying to
> school. Our small AS program here at the local tech college closed
and I've
> been looking for a new program for 2 years. I don't really want to
move so I
> needed online. Well Texas Tech finally has one. They also have
undergrad and
> I will need a few more courses to  complete my requirements, which
is fine
> with me. Any classes at all I'm thrilled about. I'm so excited, I
can't wait
> to get started. I have been talking to the Dr. of the program and
she wants
> me to take one prerequisite this summer and start in a graduate
> arboriculture class this fall. I do have to take the GRE, so I'll
> studying for the next month for that. My former hort teacher was
> getting flack from the city council because she didn't have her
> (only a bachelors and 20 odd years experience) so they wouldn't
> listen to her. She has moved to Alabama so I'm hoping to step into
her shoes
> so to speak when I'm done. Or before, preferably. I'm still
teaching classes
> at one of the local nurseries, and doing containers for people but
I gave up
> on the wholesale plant business. WAY too much work for one person.
> Anyway, if anyone else is interested I'm sure Texas Tech would love
to have
> you. I'm so excited I could pee my pants!
> A
> Andrea H
> Beaufort, SC
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