"The Wildflower Garden is one of my favorite areas. The skunk cabbage down by the creek always gives me hope in the spring, because it melts the snow away even when everything else looks like it’s not growing."
"I now feel inspired to do my best and to give back to the public garden world."
"I loved being able to learn full time—what an incredible luxury not to have other commitments! "
"Both Cornell University and Cornell Plantations are respected institutions; I knew that a degree from this program would open doors for me."
"By sending very well trained, experienced young people out into professional positions in the public garden field, our MPS program provides for the future leadership of our field."
"The MPS program offers the opportunity to gain specific coursework related to public gardens and plants, but also the flexibility to choose from other course offerings at Cornell. There’s really not any other program like it in the country. "
"The MPS Program provides an extraordinary opportunity to attend a wonderful university that can train you to do anything that you want."
"The MPS Program offers the prestige of Cornell, along with the opportunity to learn about, and become a leader at a public garden."
"What better place to study public garden leadership than one of the greatest public gardens in the United States?"
"I found it very exciting to be part of this new graduate program that is still in its formative stages."