By Bob Fowler, Roane State staff writer
Most folks don’t know Roane State Community College has a greenhouse, much less its location.
But the hummingbirds do.
It’s not unusual for the tiny birds to dart among the bright flowers within— hovering with their wings a rapid-fire blur as they sip nectar from the blooms—after Nancy Humphreys opens the greenhouse door each morning.
Brilliant-hued flowering plants, some of them exotics, share space on wooden tables with succulents, tomatoes, eggplants, carrots, orchids, and even pineapples.[Read more…]