Meet Bryce

Bryce grew up in Western Massachusetts, where he discovered his passion for plants and telling others about them, working at a local garden center through high school and college. After earning his BS in Plant Science from the University of Massachusetts in 1979 and an MS in Horticulture from The Ohio State University in 1981, he came to the Department of Horticultural Science at NC State University as a Lecturer, teaching in both the two-year and four-year programs. In 1987 he became the Undergraduate Coordinator where he still serves the department today. Bryce teaches both large and small courses, for majors and non-majors. In the past 30+ years, he has taught more than 20,000 students. He has received numerous local, regional, and national teaching awards and is frequently invited to speak at workshops and symposia about teaching as well as horticulture and gardening. He hosts and produces a two-time, Emmy winning UNC TV public television show called “In the Garden With Bryce Lane”. Most importantly, he has been married for 40 years to his high school sweetheart, Sue, has two happily married daughters, and 6 incredible grandchildren. 

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