About Bryce Lane

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Bryce Lane, the host of In the Garden, is a former national award-winning instructor in the Department of Horticultural Science at N.C. State University. A perennially popular teacher, Lane has earned the university's Outstanding Teacher Award three times.Bryce Lane

He was with N.C. State University's College of Agriculture and Life Science 1981-2014. In 1987, he was named the department's undergraduate coordinator, responsible for day-to-day operation of the two-year and four-year academic programs. From 1997 to 1999, he served as interim director of the JC Raulston Arboretum.

Lane is no stranger to TV: Several of his classes have been used as video courses through the university's distance education program and many have appeared on Raleigh cable channel 18. Bryce regularly teaches HS 100 Home Horticulture, HS 201 Priniciples of Horticulture, HS 371 Interior Plantscapes, HS 290 Perspectives in Horticulture and HS 495E Garden Center Operations.

Bryce received a bachelor's degree in plant and soil science from the University of Massachusetts and a master's degree in ornamental horticulture from The Ohio State University.

Bryce Lane's Honors and Awards:

  • N.C. State University Outstanding Teacher (1984, 1988 and 1996)
  • Alumni Distinguished Professor Award, N.C. State's highest teaching award (1989)
  • National Association of Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture (NACTA) Teaching Fellow Award (1988)
  • NACTA Teaching Award of Merit (1991)
  • N.C. State University College of Agriculture and Life Science Outstanding Advisor Award (1991)
  • American Society for Horticultural Science, Southern Region, L. M. Ware Distinguished Teacher Award (1992)
  • NACTA, Southern Region, Outstanding Teacher Award (1993)
  • NACTA Ensminger-Interstate Distinguished Teacher Award (1994)
  • American Society for Horticultural Science Outstanding Undergraduate Educator Award (1994)