In the dead of winter, when the predominant colors on campus are brown and browner and snow may be on the way, WCU’s two greenhouses already are preparing for vibrant flowers in spring. In late December or mid-January, Peggy Eidson and her crew start sowing seeds. Lots of seeds. About 400,000 seeds, down from a million in better budget years. And that’s not counting thousands of bulbs they set out much earlier to bloom while the seedlings are still just thinking about it.
Read the full story in the spring issue of The Magazine of Western Carolina University.