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Teaching and Student Work

Teaching

Rubric: Critical Thinking Protocol in Visual Essay (PDF, 471 KB)

Teaching Critical Thinking to Kinesthetic Learners (PDF, 4MB)

Worksheet: Group Exercise investigating claim maintenance costs (PDF, 377KB)

Worksheet: Group exercise concluding actions, turf topic (PDF, 422KB)

Student Projects

Southern Green Roofs by Kathy Hollifield July 23, 2016 (Powerpoint PDF)

Southern Green Roofs by Kathy Hollifield July 22, 2016 (Paper) 

Onward and Upward: Filling the Hunger Gaps with Vertical Pallet Gardens by Malisia Wilkins & Allison Kelly

Final Presentation (PDF)
Literature Review (PDF)
Client Packet (PDF)
SAFES NEXUS Blog Feature

The American Lawn: Culture, Nature, Design and Sustainability by Maria Decker Ghys Thesis (PDF)


Student Writing

Giverny On My Mind: A South Carolina Boy’s Trip Abroad by Wade Alexander SC Nurseryman magazine July/Aug 2016, pp. 10-12).

Student Essay: HORT 1010 by Shannon Gallagher  (SC Nurseryman magazine May/June 2016, p. 31).

Plant Profile: Lobelia cardinalis by Jared Jent (SC Nurseryman magazine Jan/Feb 2016, p. 29).

Reflective Essay: The Struggles With Sustainability by Vincent Galatolo (SC Nurseryman magazine Mar/April 2016, p. 31).

Scholarly Essay: The Common Spider Plant by Katlynn Murphy  (SC Nurseryman magazine Mar/April 2016, p. 31).

Scholarly Paragraph: Tree Planting Lessons by Madison MacInnis (SC Nurseryman magazine Jan/Feb 2016, p. 27).

Plant Profile: Joe Pye Weed by Hannah Spencer and Alex Williams (SC Nurseryman magazine Nov/Dec 2015 p28).

Critical Thinking Essay: Landscape Perception by Chris Lerew ((SC Nurseryman magazine Nov/Dec 2015, p. 35).

Internship at Augusta National Golf Course by Chris Smith (SC Nurseryman magazine Sept/Oct 2015, p. 31). 

Internship Experience at Scapes Incorporated in Dallas, Texas by Taylor Murphy (SC Nurseryman magazine July/Aug 2015, p. 31).

Reflective Essay: The Path of a Raindrop by Megan Betzel (SC Nurseryman magazine May/June 2015, p. 21).

Plant Profile: Red Buckeye by Alexandra Carver and Inman Love (SC Nurserman magazine May/June 2015, p. 41).

Reflective Essay: Arborist or Artist? by Jordan Baylor (SC Nurseryman magazine March/April 2015, p. 33).

Scholarly Paragraph: Proper Tree Planting by Katie Cumbia (SC Nurseryman magazine March/April 2015, p. 33).

Northern Sea Oats by Talena Stewart and Wade Alexander (SC Nurseryman magazine March/April 2015, p. 37).

Student Essay: Can't We All Just Understand? by Andrew Thomas (SC Nurseryman magazine Jan/Feb 2015, p. 25).

Student Essay: Escape From the Concrete Jungle by Casey Dickerson (SC Nurseryman magazine Nov/Dec 2014, p. 30).

Internship Experience at The Arnold Arboretum of Harvard Universityby Andrew Thomas (SC Nurseryman Magazine Sept/Oct. 2014, p. 27)

From Grease to Green by Ethan Busbee (SC Nurseryman Magazine July/Aug. 2014, p. 27)

Scholarly Paragraph: Centipedegrass by Jay Chapman (SC Nurseryman magazine May/June 2014, p.33).

Reflective essay: Drone Use in Arboriculture by Josh Hall (SC Nurseryman Magazine Mar/April 2014, p. 42).

Scholarly essay: Why Risk Assessments Can Save Lives by Josh Hall (SC Nurseryman Magazine  Mar/April 2014, p. 42).

Critical Thinking Essay: Breaking the Norm by John Robert Dinkins (SC Nurseryman Magazine Nov/Dec 2013 p. 24.) (PDF)

Plant Profile: American Beautyberry by Talena Stewart (SC Nurseryman Magazine Nov/Dec 2013 p.12.) (PDF)

Scholarly paragraph: Nature’s Nurse 
by Elisabeth Smith (SC Nurseryman Magazine Nov/Dec 2013 p.25.) (PDF)

Internship at BWI Companies by Myles Ayers (SC Nurseryman Magazine Sept/Oct 2013, p. 23.) (PDF)

Plant Profile: Bushy Bluestem Andropogon glomeratus by Allison Kelly (SC Nurseryman Magazine Jul/Aug 2013) (PDF)

Reflective Essay: Clemson Super Arborists by Jake Laird (SC Nurseryman Magazine Jul/Aug 2013, p. 27.) (PDF)

Reflective Essay: Beauty is in the Details by Alexa McCullen (SC Nurseryman Magazine Jul/Aug 2013, p. 27.) (PDF)

Reflective Essay: The Economics of Native Plants in Residential Landscape Designs by Alex Burke (SC Nurseryman Magazine May/June 2013, p. 34.) (PDF)

Plant Profile: Echinacea purpurea ‘Kim’s Knee High’ by Allison Kelly (SC Nurseryman Magazine May/June 2013, p. 42.) (PDF)

Reflective Essay & Scholarly Paragraph by Lynn M. Taylor (SC Nurseryman Magazine March/April 2013, p. 37.) (PDF)

Plant Profile: Baptisia australis by Allison Kelly (SC Nurseryman Magazine March/April 2013, p. 40.) (PDF)

Soil Testing by Ashley King (SC Nurseryman Magazine Nov/Dec 2012) (PDF)

Visual Reflective Essay by Doug White (SC Nurseryman Magazine Nov/Dec 2012) (PDF)

Internship Experience at Austin Outdoors by Ben McElrath (SC Nurseryman Magazine Sept/Oct 2012) (PDF)

Golf Course Maintenance and Turfgrass by Alex Hill (SC Nurseryman Magazine July/August 2012) (PDF)

What's in a Name by Jordan Walker (SC Nurseryman Magazine March/April 2012) (PDF; 1.3MB)

Student Essays by Beyza Sen, Ellis Taylor, Joshua Mitchell (SC Nurseryman Magazine March/April 2012) (PDF; 1.2MB)

Lee Hall Courtyard by Jordan Walker (SC Nurseryman Magazine March/April 2011) (PDF; 635 KB)

Plant Propagation Essays  by Tyler McLemore; Hannah Medlock; Jamie Russell (SC Nurseryman Magazine March/April 2011) (PDF; 836 KB)

Tree Planting Essays  by Colleen Williams; Peter Signoretti; Ryan Merritt. Chris Rinebold; Levy Ellenby (SC Nurseryman Magazine March/April 2011) (PDF; 1.1 MB)

Parking Lot of Grass  by Christopher Rinebold (SC Nurseryman Magazine January/February 2012) (PDF; 2.4 MB)

Waking Up the Neighbors' Landscape  by Christopher Rinebold (SC Nurseryman Magazine January/February 2012) (PDF; 2.4 MB)

Principles and Issues Related to Urban Forestry  by Deion Latimer (SC Nurseryman Magazine January/February 2012) (PDF; 3.1 MB)

Trees: Friend or Foe  by Deion Latimer (SC Nurseryman Magazine January/February 2012) (PDF; 2.5 MB)