This is the second workshop in FANN's new Grow Native Series addressing native plant production for greater mass market appeal & greater biodiversity.
Meet fellow members and get tips on expanding and improving your native plant production.
THIS WORKSHOP LIMITED TO 20 PARTICIPANTS -- FANN members and qualified students only.
Nursery owner Marc Godts has over 30 years in the landscape industry including a long run as VP with one of Central Florida's largest landscape construction firms. Marc and his wife Terry, FANN's current president, are longtime native plant lovers and also grow organic blueberries. At Green Isle Gardens, they strive for ornamental quality in a diverse variety of upland native plants.
8:30-9:15am - Check-in, orientation, tour nursery
9:30-11:30am - Workshop
11:30am-12:30pm - Lunch (included) with colleagues
Introduction & brief history of Green Isle Gardens Nursery
Why Upland Plants & Diversity - walking tour
Keeping Plants Dry from Seed to Final Pot Size - in the Greenhouse
Organic Registered Chemicals
Growing Native Milkweeds
FEE: $40 per person for FANN member growers. Sign up by WEDNESDAY, APRIL 27.
Who's already signed up: All Native Garden Center & Plant Nursery, Butterfly Flowers, Dottie & Kevin Hanna, Green Images Native Plant Nursery, Green Seasons Nursery, Hatchett Creek Farms, Native Choice Nursery, Restless Natives, SCCF Native Plant Nursery, Shady Oaks Gather All, Sweet Bay Nursery, The Natives, Trillium Gardens Nursery, Wilcox Nursery & Landscape.
This pretty thing is Asclepias tomentosa, Velvetleaf Milkweed. You could be the first to grow it! Save Monarchs and rock the gardening world. What a deal.
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