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Economic impact of native plant horticulture increases in Florida

June 21, 2017

Per the latest report by University of Florida-IFAS economists, native plants represent about 15.5% of nursery sales, an increase from the last figure of 11% in 2005. The use of Florida-friendly plants, which naturally includes native plants, is on the […]

Native Landscape & Garden Center Internship 2017

June 20, 2017

The Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation (SCCF) Native Landscapes & Garden Center seeks an energetic and hardworking intern to assist in day-to-day nursery operations and work with our landscape installation and maintenance services.  The Native Landscapes & Garden Center offers a unique […]

Help new Gainesville biocontrol start-up focus on industry needs

June 7, 2017

Who is not interested in more cost-effective biocontrols for pests in their nursery? A new Gainesville, Florida biocontrol startup, Pheronym, works with beneficial nematodes that can be used in lieu of pesticides. The CEO is a microbiologist and chemist who […]

FANN Board Member Cycle Challenge to fight kids cancer

June 3, 2017

Donate now to help FANN Board Member and Aquatic Plants of Florida Administrative Manager Jess Sabin in his June 2017 Cycle Challenge to raise $1000 to support the Children’s Cancer Research Fund. Jess plans to ride 200 miles this month. […]

All native episode of Flip My Florida Yard now airing

May 23, 2017

Be sure to monitor your local TV listings for the new reality series, Flip My Florida Yard, using humor and Florida-friendly landscape examples to promote individual landscape action to reduce water consumption and protect water quality. This series is a […]

2017 Native Plant Show

May 3, 2017

Enjoy some scenes from our show, where dozens of volunteers, 21 sponsors, 47 exhibitors, ~ 280+ attendees and two dozen product & service providers were a FANN-tastic team. The Native Plant Show features a mix of species and companies serving […]

Matthew McFall 2017 North Florida Landscape Award Winner

April 17, 2017

Matthew McFall 2017 North Florida Landscape Award Winner FANN Real Florida Landscapes Design Competition 2017 Untamed wilderness is a phrase commonly associated with western frontiers and mountain ranges, yet many Floridians are unaware of the untouched beauty that is our […]

Bryan Pepper 2017 South Florida Landscape Award Winner

April 17, 2017

Bryan Pepper 2017 South Florida Landscape Award Winner FANN Real Florida Landscapes Design Competition 2017 Bryan Pepper’s ECO-TONOS Conference Center design is based on the concept of the ecotone, a point where two natural communities meet in tension. Eco-tonos is […]

Andrea England 2017 Central Florida Landscape Award Winner

April 9, 2017

Andrea England 2017 Central Florida Landscape Award Winner FANN Real Florida Landscapes Design Competition 2017 Andrea’s Meadow Trail, an upland hiking trail, is a naturalistic planted area supporting a variety of pollinators with a diverse combination of native grasses and […]

Tampa Title 1 high school needs plants & gardening tools

March 13, 2017

Hillsborough County Leto High School Science Teacher Sean Murray is seeking to inspire Florida-friendly landscaping on the school campus and seeks donations of native plants including cuttings or seeds if appropriate as well as mulch, sea shell gravels, usable old […]