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Life Phase Series: ‘Fall Gardening with the Experts’ Sept. 17

Aug. 22, 2019—Join Danny McKissack and Laura Barker from the Vanderbilt Plant Operations Grounds Maintenance team for “Fall Gardening with the Experts” on Tuesday, Sept. 17, from 4 to 5:30 p.m. at the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center.

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Life Phase Series: ‘Raised-Bed Gardening with an Expert’ Feb. 26

Jan. 24, 2019—Laura Barker, a horticultural specialist with Vanderbilt Plant Operations’ Grounds Maintenance team, will discuss raised-bed gardening from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26, at the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center teaching kitchen.

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Life Phase Series: ‘Flower Gardening – Tips and Trends’ March 8

Feb. 21, 2018—Join Laura Barker of Vanderbilt Plant Operations for “Flower Gardening – Tips and Trends” from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, March 8, in Medical Center East, Room 8380B.

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Division of Administration keeps campus running during recent winter weather

Jan. 21, 2018—Essential employees, including many in the Division of Administration, kept the campus running during last week's winter weather.

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Vanderbilt celebrates PARK(ing) Day

Sep. 17, 2017—Faculty, staff and students participated in PARK(ing) Day—an internationally recognized event that features parking spaces turned into “pocket parks”—on Sept. 15.

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Life Phase Series: ‘Container Gardening – Tips and Trends’ Feb. 9

Jan. 23, 2017—The Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center presents “Container Gardening – Tips and Trends” from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 9, in Light Hall, Room 202.

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Life Phase Series: Get tips on raised-bed gardening

Feb. 25, 2015—The Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center presents “Raised Bed Gardening with the Experts” featuring Bill Randles and Laura Barker of Vanderbilt Plant Operations’ grounds maintenance team on Thursday, March 12.

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VU donates 35 tons of wood chips to Radnor Lake

Oct. 28, 2014—Vanderbilt has donated five dumptruck loads, or 35 tons, of wood chips to Tennessee State Parks to be used on walking paths at Radnor Lake State Natural Area.

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Cardboard recycling at Move In sets record

Sep. 17, 2014—Move In 2014 set a new record for cardboard recycling at Vanderbilt.

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Follow these tips to make your spring garden grow

Mar. 26, 2014—One of the best things about spring is the amazing assortment of flowers, trees and plants that bloom on campus. Vanderbilt landscapers and groundskeepers offer tips on making your own garden healthy and vibrant while leaving as little negative impact on the environment as possible.

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