Plant Ops grounds department
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.
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.
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.
Jan. 21, 2018—Essential employees, including many in the Division of Administration, kept the campus running during last week's winter weather.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Sep. 17, 2014—Move In 2014 set a new record for cardboard recycling at Vanderbilt.
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.