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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 [...]

Local, seasonal, organic cut flowers – workshop Sat Nov 2!

October 28, 2013

FANN’s own Annie Schiller of Florida Native Plants Nursery and William’s Wildflowers is one of the panelists for this UF IFAS Small Farms workshop intended to help foster a new green market for local, seasonal, organically grown cut flowers — [...]

Native Nurseries Tallahassee reports back on Cullowhee

October 22, 2013

A report from Lilly Anderson-Messec, Native Nurseries of Tallahassee, who attended the 2013 Cullowhee Native Plant Conference — a very special annual event held at Western Carolina University in Cullowhee. Turk’s-Cap Lilies! When FANN asked me to describe my experience [...]

Job opening: full-time landscape designer wanted

October 19, 2013

Native Nurseries in Tallahassee is hiring. We are looking for a full-time landscape designer who is interested in native plants, landscaping for wildlife and a more sustainable way of landscaping. The person would train under Jody Walthall, co-owner and longtime [...]

Get to know our native plant industry: Sandhill Growers

October 14, 2013

A wholesale grower and environmental services company located in Arcadia, Sandhill Native Growers & Environmental Services produces native trees, shrubs and grasses for restoration in sizes ranging from liner plants to 7 gallon. In addition to the nursery, Sandhill provides [...]