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OCC Horticulture Plans Spring Plant Sales
Thursday, March 27, 2014

2,500 Plants Go on Sale Fridays Starting April 11

Backyard gardeners will find a plentiful selection of vegetable seedlings and flowering pots at Orange Coast College’s spring plant sales on Fridays, April 11 through April 25 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the Horticulture Garden Nursery near the campus’ Adams Parking lot.

Plants include 25 varieties of tomatoes, including heirlooms, bell and chili peppers, squash, eggplant, herbs and chive and parsley bowls. The sale also will offer mixed geranium baskets, mixed-color baskets and specialty items. More than 2,500 plants will be on sale. OCC’s Horticulture Department has sponsored the annual spring plant sale for more than 30 years. Plants are produced by the college’s plant propagation class. Proceeds support student projects and scholarships. For more information, visit the event website at

What: OCC Spring Plant Sales

When: Fridays, April 11, April 18 & April 25 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Where: Orange Coast College Horticulture Gardens
2701 Fairview Road, Costa Mesa


Parking: Follow the signs in Adams Ave. Parking Lot between Fairview & Harbor

Contact: Juan Gutierrez, Communications & Marketing, (714) 432-5725
Richard Harlow, Professor of Horticulture, (714) 432-0202, x22868

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Orange Coast College, founded in 1947, is one of the nation's top transfer schools. With a student population of 22,000, OCC provides exemplary programs leading to Associate degrees and 145 career programs. The college's 164-acre campus is located in the heart of Costa Mesa.