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Warren Wilson College
Campus Box 6323
P.O. Box 9000
Asheville, NC 28815-9000


Please refer comments or questions about this website to Ellen Querin.


To view the Landscaping Green Walkabout Sign, please click here.

The Warren Wilson College has 60 acres that compose its core campus.  The Landscaping Crew manages these 60 acres using techniques and products that work to meet the need for design that is low-maintenance, environmentally sound, and aesthetically pleasing. Some of these methods are detailed below:

Bare Ground De-Icer

Bio-retention ponds 

Converting Mowers to Propane


Diminishing Formal Grassy Areas

Integrated Pest Management

Locally Milled and Recycled Wood


Native Plants

Organic Fertilizers

Organic Turf Management

Permaculture Principles

Soy-Oil Lubricant

Weed Management