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Horticulture Club Gears up for Trip to Longwood Gardens

Caroline Sweeney | Writer

Members of LCCC’s Horticulture Club are buzzing with excitement preparing for their upcoming trip to Longwood Gardens. Scheduled for April 26, 2024. This highly anticipated excursion promises to be a day filled with exploration and education for all attendees, members, and non-members alike. 

Located in Chester County, Pennsylvania, Longwood Gardens is renowned for its breathtaking displays of flora. This visit offers an unparalleled opportunity for attendees to immerse themselves in the world of horticulture. 

“I am looking forward to seeing Longwood Gardens display of spring blooms.” Said Alexah Lloyd, Secretary of LCCC’s Horticulture club

Dominic Schappell, President of the club, shares Lloyd’s excitement.

“I am excited to see what types of plants they are growing and if there are any rare plants that are not native to the United States.” 

This visit will be the first of its kind for this club. This club has been a staple on campus for several years, and throughout its time has made a profound impact on its members.


Students express their appreciation for this club and the community they have found within it. . 

“When I saw the horticulture club, it seemed like the perfect fit for me to both learn more about my hobby of growing plants and connect with others,” Lloyd said. 

This trip provides an opportunity for members to share their passion for gardening and horticulture.  

I am looking forward to the upcoming Longwood Gardens trip both for seeing different species and growing techniques of plants,” Lloyd expressed. “but also getting to explore the gardens with others in the club.”

For members of the Horticulture Club and non-members alike, the trip presents a unique opportunity to immerse themselves in the beauty of nature and gain insight into the artistry of garden design and plant cultivation. participants are eager to explore the gardens' diverse collection of plant species, including rare and exotic varieties from around the globe.

Lloyd hopes that non-members will be able to gain a newfound appreciation for plants and horticulture. For more information on how to get involved, please contact Dominic Schappell at

Photo Caption: Pixabay, lachrimae72, Longwood Gardens


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