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NOV 2 DEADLINE to order ad in next Guide for Real Florida Gardeners!

October 9, 2015

Put your business in front of Florida’s eco-conscious consumers, including 50,000+ gardeners statewide! FANN’s beloved Guide for Real Florida Gardeners features beautifully illustrated full-color articles packed with advice on how to use native plants for sustainable wildlife-attracting landscapes. This publication […]

Oct 30 deadline Coastal Partnership Initiative Grant Program

October 9, 2015

Grant funding for local governments for dune, shoreline and wetland restoration, exotic plant control, native species restoration and other projects involving the Florida native plant industry. The Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s Florida Coastal Management Program is accepting applications for […]

Native plants produce more biodiversity in your landscape, but you knew that, right?

October 7, 2015

FANN belongs to the Plant Conservation Alliance and gets cool updates like this all the time: Not only do native plants do a better job of hosting and supporting local insect communities than their non-native counterparts, but a University of […]

FDACS offers Cogongrass treatment cost share for private landowners

October 7, 2015

Florida Department of Agriculture will be offering a new cost share program for private landowners seeking treatment of invasive exotic Cogongrass, starting October 15, 2015. The program is funded by a U.S. Forest Service grant and will be offered to […]

FANN member gets best booth award at 2015 FNGLA Landscape Show

September 28, 2015

FANN member Sandhill Native Growers and Environmental Services of Arcadia received the BEST OF SHOW booth award at the FNGLA Landscape Show held Sept. 24-26, 2015 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando. Landscape Show judges noted how distinctive […]

FNPS announces Florida Native Plant Month 2015

September 24, 2015

Municipalities, Cities and Counties throughout Florida are issuing proclamations declaring October 2015 as FLORIDA NATIVE PLANT MONTH, thanks to the efforts of our native plant partner, Florida Native Plant Society. Florida Native Plant Month is a great way to introduce […]

FANN debuts largest-ever Native Plant & Service Directory

September 21, 2015

FANN has just published our new 2015-2016 edition of the Native Plant & Service Directory and at 96 pages, it’s the largest ever, filled with great information on pollinator-friendly landscapes, native Milkweed for Monarch butterflies and every commercially available native […]

FANN Members Exhibiting at 2015 Landscape Show

September 18, 2015

FANN will be in Booth #467 at the 2015 Landscape Show, Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, Sept. 24-26, 2016. This year our display highlights the value of native plants for pollinators, including the imperiled Monarch Butterfly. We’re promoting the value […]

FANN sponsors Pollinator Education Event at the Landscape Show

September 17, 2015

Forgotten pollinators no more — find out how to you can enhance pollinator habitat in your landscape projects and minimize damage using pollinator-friendly maintenance practices. Be part of a professional continuing education session taught by Dr. Cory Stanley-Stahr, native bee […]

FANN supports Million Pollinator Garden Challenge and encourages you to do the same!

August 26, 2015

Join the campaign to reach 1 million food and habitat sites for pollinators. Anyone can help. The White House is calling for 7 million acres of habitat to be restored or enhanced for pollinators and for Eastern Monarch Butterfly populations […]