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Call for CEU Course Proposals, respond by Nov. 7, 2014

October 14, 2014

Real Florida Landscapes™ CEU Series Seminar hosted by Florida Association of Native Nurseries (FANN) at the 3rd Annual Native Plant Show April 9-10, 2014 DEADLINE: FRIDAY, NOV. 7, 2014 to submit course proposals MISSION FANN’s Real Florida Landscapes™ CEU Series [...]

City of Fort Lauderdale Meeting Tues Oct 14 on Landscape Regulations

October 10, 2014

Open meeting to learn about proposed ordinance revisions to incorporate Florida-Friendly Landscaping principles into City’s Unified Land Use Regulations (ULDR) Section 47-21 Landscape and Tree Preservation Requirements. City staff will provide an overview of the proposed language revisions that will [...]

Nancy Bissett presents 10 Easy Wildflowers at 2014 Landscape Show

September 18, 2014

Nancy Bissett of The Natives will present 10 Easy Wildflowers at 10:30am and again at 11:30am THURSDAY, SEPT. 25th on the Main Stage as part of the FNGLA Landscape Show, Orange County Convention Center, Orlando. On behalf of FANN and [...]

Record number of FANN members exhibiting at 2014 Landscape Show

September 18, 2014

Thirty FANN growers and seven allied members are exhibiting Thurs-Sat., Sept 25-27, 2014 at FNGLA’s Landscape Show in Orlando. FANN GROWERS & BOOTH NUMBERS Agri-Starts #925 Becker Tree Farm & Nursery #871 Beeman’s Nursery #1347 Boggy Creek Tree Farms #1241 [...]

New Milkweed Propagation Manual Available

June 25, 2014

The Xerces Society announces the release of Milkweeds: A Conservation Practitioner’s Guide, a first-of-its kind manual on large-scale milkweed seed production, nursery propagation, and field restoration of the plants. The information in this comprehensive publication was gained firsthand through our [...]

FANN Native Plant Show could sell out on exhibitor space …

March 16, 2014

Just 4 booth spaces left in our expanded-to-64-spaces 2nd Annual Native Plant Show. We’d love to see a few more native plant growers amaze the LAs with the diversity of our flora. Sign up now.

Sell native plants at FNPS 34th Annual Conference, May 16-17, Fort Myers

March 16, 2014

Native plant vendors sought for two day plant sale, Friday-Saturday May 16-17, 2014 on the grounds of Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU) in Fort Myers, site of the Florida Native Plant Society (FNPS) 34th Annual Conference. 300+ eager native plant [...]

Call for Nominations: Annual FANN Elections & Mike Kenton Award of Recognition

March 12, 2014

2014 MIKE KENTON AWARD OF RECOGNITION DEADLINE: June 1 FANN is full of awesome people but every year we try to pick just one, maybe two members to recognize formally for their contributions to our industry. And it’s that time [...]

8th Annual Florida Wildflower & Garden Festival Saturday March 29, 2014 in DeLand

February 20, 2014

Recipient of the Florida Secretary of State’s Award for Outstanding Special Event This family-friendly outdoor event in beautiful downtown DeLand features garden-related demonstrations, children’s activities, musical entertaiment, plant and home decor vendors plus free talks by native plant favorites such [...]

Real Florida Landscapes 2014 Design Competition – Start now!

December 3, 2013

Don’t miss being part of FANN’s annual Real Florida Landscapes Design Competition for landscape architects, designers and students. Jury includes renowned landscape architects from throughout Florida. Show off your best ideas for sustainable native landscape design to hundreds of fellow [...]