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September 2016 FANN member news

September 22, 2016

THANK YOUs! Plants for our Landscape Show booth display! Thank you Flatwood Natives Nursery, Green Isle Gardens Nursery, Green Seasons Nursery, McKeithen Growers, Perkins Nursery and Sebastian River Tree Farm for making us look beautiful at the 2016 Landscape Show […]

October 2016 is Florida Native Plant Month!

September 22, 2016

Have you partnered up with your local FNPS chapter to celebrate Florida Native Plant Month? This is a great opportunity to offer customers a special incentive during the month of October. Our conservation partner Florida Native Plant Society is once […]

FANN members support FNGLA Lake Region Chapter Golf Tournament

September 22, 2016

FANN members Reliable Peat and J&R Nursery are supporting the October 4, 2016 Putt Putt Golf Tournament hosted by the FNGLA Lake Region Chapter at the Family Fun Center, 4825 S Florida Ave, Lakeland. 6-9:00pm Tuesday October 4, 2016 Adults […]

Scenes from 2016 Landscape Show

September 21, 2016

FANN had a blast at the 2016 Landscape Show in Orlando Sept 14-16, 2016 AND we made a big impact. We recruited a few new members, renewed some who had lapsed, interacted with 250 middle and high school students and […]

FANN at the Landscape Show Orlando Sept 15-17, 2016

August 11, 2016

See FANN in booth #2307 (new location!) where we’ll be promoting Florida native plants with our native plant partners Florida Wildflower Foundation, Wildflower Seed Co-op and Florida Native Plant Society. The Landscape Show is Florida’s largest professional horticulture event, attracting […]

Pollinator Workshop at 2016 FNGLA Landscape Show

August 11, 2016

POLLINATOR WORKSHOP 1:00-4:00pm Thursday, Sept. 15 at the Landscape Show, Orange County Convention Center, Orlando REGISTER by SEPT 2 to get the discount price of $75. FANN is pleased to partner with Florida Wildflower Foundation and the Florida Wildflower Seed […]

See FANN on TV August 20-21 throughout Florida

August 10, 2016

Watch the trailer! Televised native landscape makeover! August 20-21 statewide on a variety of stations. See how you can “Flip Your Florida Yard” on the super fun TV program HowtodoFlorida hosted by Chad Crawford. Chad shows you how to thoroughly […]

August 2016 Member Updates

August 8, 2016

Congratulations Randy Strode of Agri-Starts, on his election to the Board of Directors, Farm Credit of Central Florida. WELCOME NEW MEMBERS Meet Jason Lyden, second generation of Farm Life Tropical Foliage in Homestead, a mostly interior foliage operation started by […]

Florida loses great botanist Dan Ward

August 8, 2016

Florida has had to say goodbye to Dr. Daniel Ward, renowned and beloved botany professor, University of Florida, longtime environmentalist, promoter of Florida native plants and author of several articles in the FNPS Palmetto magazine series: Native or not? OBITUARY […]

FANN forms Rare Plants Team

July 27, 2016

A new rare plant endowment fund effort has drawn the interest of three FANN members: Jane Thompson of Indian Trails Native Nursery in Lake Worth, Terry Godts of Green Isle Gardens Nursery in Groveland and Dara Dobson of 7 Pines […]