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Environmental Design Program Wins at SF Garden Show
Foothill's student entry garners People's Choice & Garden Creator awards
March 27, 2014
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Students enrolled in the Foothill College Environmental Horticulture & Design Program created Beyond & Above, an award-winning garden design vignette that was showcased at the popular San Francisco Garden Show. Foothill's Beyond & Above educational entry captured the expo's People's Choice and Garden Creator awards. Designed, constructed and produced by Foothill students and faculty, Beyond & Above as named the top garden by a distinguished panel of award-winning green industry leaders.

Constructed of common materials and sustainably planted, the Foothill College Beyond & Above rooftop garden was designed with modular pieces that fit in even the smallest spaces. As practical as it is beautiful, it invites you to rediscover a forgotten asset of your home, a room above the hustle and bustle, beyond the ordinary—a space that is beyond and above.

The Foothill College Environmental Horticulture & Design Program offers a variety of hands-on courses that emphasize the integration of sustainable practices for every aspect of the green industry. Foothill students learn to combine principles of environmental design and construction, as well as maintenance practices for urban, rural and natural landscapes.

At Foothill, you can earn an associate degree or certificate of achievement in environmental horticulture and design with a variety of specializations. Day and evening classes are offered. Learn more at or call (650) 949-7402.

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