Students in Waldo County Technical Center’s horticulture and natural resources program are busy selling seedlings out of their new, modern, high-tech greenhouse. They have a variety of annuals, perennials, vegetables and herbs for sale. The greenhouse is open during the school week from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. when the sign is up by the road.

The students, along with some adult volunteers, started building the greenhouse last spring. Students from several programs assisted in the construction process and numerous hours of volunteer time were given by adults, in particular Paul Connelly and Bruce Williams.

The new facility has enabled the students to raise a larger variety of seedlings. They are also raising some vegetables and herbs for the culinary arts program. The students have an aquaponics system in the greenhouse, which is a combined aquaculture and hydroponics growing method.

For more information on the greenhouse, contact Patrice Janssen at 342-5231, ext 102.