Horticulture Personal Statement

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My interest in participating as a horticulture intern at The Polly Hill Arboretum is interwoven in my desire to acquire hands-on experience with plant material and expand my knowledge on what it takes to manage and maintain an Arboretum. Polly Hill’s devotion to education, plant conservation, and research resonates with my personal and educational experiences as a native New Yorker and Landscape Architecture major at SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry. The practice of horticulture is fundamental in sustaining beautiful landscapes and I wish to develop that notion through landscape maintenance and greenhouse/nursery management.
My experience working for Park Avenue Armory, a nonprofit arts institution, provided me with opportunities
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