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Student service beautifies retirement community

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Submitted photo - Pecan Villa resident Willie Jean and Louisiana Tech University Plant Science students Lucy House, Brandi Nava, Matthew Lacrouts, and Nathan Bolner work on the raised bed garden.

Greenscape, the University’s plant science club, recently completed the installation of a raised bed vegetable garden at the retirement community. Members held a plant sale in April to raise money for the project, and some materials were donated by local businesses.

“Pecan Villa staff and residents are excited about the garden as it provides an outside activity and fresh vegetables to put on their table throughout the year,” Paul Jackson, plant science professor and club sponsor, said.

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