(Media release from Georgia Northwestern Technical College):

The Horticulture program at Georgia Northwestern Technical College (GNTC) will hold a fall pansy sale outside of Building L located across from GNTC’s Floyd County Campus in Rome beginning Monday, Oct. 24.

The sale will be held daily from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. through Thursday, Oct. 27, or until the plants are sold out.

Nick Barton, director of GNTC’s Horticulture program, said the sale will include a variety of clear face pansies, white with blotch pansies and yellow with blotch pansies. Pansies will cost $3 for a four-pack or $20 for a flat containing four packs totaling 32 pansies.

Purchases may be made with cash or check. Credit cards are not accepted.

The sale will provide Horticulture students with real-world experience as they assist with selections and load purchases, he said. All proceeds from the plant sale will benefit GNTC’s Horticulture program.

GNTC Horticulture students (from left) Cleta Farrow, Shanna Brown, Zee Hunnicutt and Logan Money prepare for the pansy sale.