Do you ever wonder what happens to those people that graduate? Here to debunk the rumor of vanishing before you wake up the morning after graduation is three graduates who have found work and are building their lives in the Dallas, TX area at award winning Landscape Design firm, Southern Botanical. Southern Botanical is an 18 year old company nestled in the greater Dallas area that takes care of everything from landscape construction, interior plants, floral, water management, to pools. The company pride themselves on customer service and continuing education. Being in an area concerned with water conservation Southern Botanical is diligent in integrating water management practices into as much of their projects as possible. Southern Botanical has multiple certifications from Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED). LEED is an international recognition of excellence in practical green building design. Two of our recent graduates Ben Hardy and Hayden Orr both studied in the Design/Build/Maintain emphasis and are now Enhancement Coordinators. A third graduate Jeff Monroe works as a purchaser for large installs. Ben says that if anybody is looking for internships or careers Southern Botanical are an ever growing company. Send Ben a message at Ben.Hardy@southernbotanical.com for more information.
Our aim for the Department of Horticulture at Brigham Young University-Idaho is to nurture understanding of both the art and science of Horticulture. Students learn experimentally in the classroom, laboratory, greenhouse, and ten acre Thomas E. Ricks demonstration garden as they pursue an Associates or Bachelors Degree. Using the medium of plants, students develop habits of hard work, enlightened minds, and healthy living that assist in gainful employment opportunitues.