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MU floral designers travel to Las Vegas
The MU Student American Institute of Floral Designers (SAIFD) will be initiated into the AIFD as an official student organization at the AIFD Symposium in Las Vegas June 25-July 2. MU SAIFD will then be one of only 16 student organizations across the nation.
CAFNR or Softball?
Graduates return to the sport they love
Competitive softball has been a big part of the lives of CAFNR employees Melissa Daniels and Kimberly Martin.
Love’s Busiest Day
Tiger Garden Valentine's Day 2013
Valentine’s Day is the busiest time of the year at Tiger Garden. They expect to go through 800 bouquets and 3,000 roses by the end of the week.
Celebrate with CAFNR
Let CAFNR help you decorate for the holiday season
The College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources offers a variety of specialty holiday decorating items – all benefitting student groups and student learning opportunities. Tiger Garden, CAFNR’s student-run florist, offers holiday decorating services, wreaths, garlands, trees, fresh centerpieces and, of course their most popular item, poinsettias. They charge $30/hour for decorating. Their wreaths, garlands and trees are individually priced…
Tiger Garden's Martin honored by International floral group
Kim Martin, Tiger Garden’s Supervisor and CAFNR Plant Sciences Design Instructor, has been recognized by the American Institute of Floral Designers (AIFD) as a recipient of its coveted Certified Floral Designer (CFD) designation. Martin was granted this designation after successfully completing the Professional Floral Design Evaluation (PFDE) earlier this summer immediately prior to the Institute’s National Symposium in Miami. The…
Coming Up Roses
Growing Valentine's Day Sales at Tiger Garden
Employees of Tiger Garden have been working around the clock as Valentine’s Day sales for the CAFNR floral shop were up this year compared to last. The campus floral shop is closing in on their goal of 500 arrangements, said Kim Martin, Tiger Gardens’ supervisor and instructor of plant sciences. She estimates they had around 250 pre-orders. For the holiday…
Biodegradable planting pots mean healthier veggies and environment
Starting this growing season the University of Missouri College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources’ teaching greenhouses and in-house florist shop, Tiger Garden, will use 100 percent biodegradable pots to grow tomatoes, peppers, eggplants, cucumbers, melons and herbs.
Tiger Garden: Following flowers
Kim Cottrell's initial career goal was in architecture. Work at MU's Tiger Garden helped to discover her real passion.
“I quickly found the architecture studies program was not for me,” the senior from Monticello said. “I decided to pursue my landscape architecture passions through the plant science landscape design program. It was not a hard switch. The College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources was so welcoming, and the advisers were very helpful.”
Students to Get Practical Hotel and Restaurant Experience at the Gathering Place Bed and Breakfast
The bed and breakfast will provide an educational Capstone experience for an elite group of students studying hotel and restaurant management—giving them a firsthand look at managing a hotel, serving customer needs and creating an upscale ambiance.