Festive holiday flowers flourish at the NC Greenhouse


Second-year Horticultural Technician students Sarah Borden (left) and Darcy Chisolm are surrounded by rows of brilliant colours of poinsettias at the Niagara College Greenhouse.

The holiday season has arrived at the NC Greenhouse with thousands of poinsettias available for purchase.

There are than 16 varieties – including red, pink, white, multi-colour and more – are available in 6” ($7) and 10” ($20) sizes.

Sales of the student-grown plants support academic programs at NC. The Greenhouse also partners with community agencies to provide poinsettias for fundraising – including the United Way, Meals on Wheels, local churches and senior’s residences.

Located at the Niagara-on-the-Lake Campus, the Greenhouse is open Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturday to Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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