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Jarrod A. Chance

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E m p l o y m e n t   |  E d u c a t i o n  |   ††A c t i v i t i e s  | R e f e r e n c e 
†† R e t u r n T o H o m e

O b j e c t i v e

To find a career at a landscape nursery upon graduation from Ohio State University in June of 2003.

E m p l o y m e n t

Utzinger Memorial Gardens
London, OH and Columbus, OH
May 15, 2002 to present.

Duties:Maintained the diverse garden through weeding, irrigating, mulching, deadheading, pinching back, pruning, etc.Helped to set up and repair irrigation for use in summer.Additionally, I am working on under the Ohio Master Gardenerís state coordinator on making pamphlets and handouts that will be present at the garden during the 3 day Ohio Farm Science Review from Sept. 14-16. I will also be on hand during the Review to answer visitorís questions.The Garden includes a butterfly garden, naturally prairie area, ornamental grass display, and a small orchard amongst other garden displays.

Mill Creek Gardens
Ostrander, OH
April 15 to June 30, 2002

Duties:Worked in the shipping department of a perennial an herb nursery.Primary duties were to transport plants from the greenhouses to the shipping department, clean them by removing dead material and weeds, as well as checking tags before loading the flats onto racks.Also helped in consolidation of greenhouses and removal of plastic from greenhouse roofs.

Pine Tree Barn and Farms
Farm Worker
Wooster, OH: (330) 264-1014
Summers 1999,2000,2001; Autumn 2000; Christmas Season 1999,2000,2001

Duties: Was involved in trimming, digging and cutting of the operations over 200,000 Christmas trees. Species included scotch and white pine, Colorado and Norway spruce, Frazier, Canaan, and Douglas firs. Also was involved in grounds maintenance of the associated store and gardens, which included mowing, weed eating, and weed pulling. Also helped lay a brick driveway, painted, moved furniture in furniture part of business and various other maintenance tasks.

E d u c a t i o n

Ohio State University
Columbus, OH
Working towards a B.S. in Landscape Horticulture, Spring 2003
Minor: Agricultural Business Management

Ohio State University Agricultural Technical Institute
Associates of Science in Horticulture, June 2001
Wooster, OH

A c t i v i t i e s

Choir Treasurer

Collected monies for fees and fund raisers for 150 member high school choir

H.S. Yearbook

Wrote headlines and captions, cropped pictures, and made layout designs

H.S. Football
Four years of high school football. Two years varsity letter winner on state regional finalist and state semifinalist football teams.

R e f e r e n c e

Brad Moore
Farm Manager, Pine Tree Barn and Farms.
Wooster, Ohio 44691
(330) 264-1014

Tom Grazer
Ware house manager, Pine Tree Barn and Farms.
Wooster, Ohio 44691
(330) 264-1014

Roger Dush
Owner, Pine Tree Barn and Farms.
Wooster, Ohio 44691
(330) 264-1014