Morrisville State College


Plant Life is Good!


Welcome to the Plant Nerd Journal, the weekly report of horticultural activities and observations from the students at Horticulture Department at Morrisville State College.

What is a Plant Nerd?

plant nerd: noun. 1. [horticulture slang] term applied to people with an extraordinary interest in plants, plant growth, and all things horticultural. This person is single-minded or accomplished in horticultural pursuits to the point of being socially inept. 2. [jargon] Term of praise applied (in conscious ironic reference to someone who knows that plants are really important and interesting and doesn't care to be distracted the trivial details of life). Compare to plant geek, green-thumber, master gardener, tree-hugger .