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Guided Native Landscape Tour for Industry Professionals

06/08/2018 10:30 AM - 03:00 PM ET


  • $45.00  -  FANN member earlybird
  • $60.00  -  Non-member earlybird


The Villages, FL
United States of America


Guided Tour of Successful Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ in The Villages

10:30am - 3:00pm Friday, June 8, 2018
The Villages, FL (Ocala area)

Exclusive opportunity for industry professionals to see upscale residential landscapes featuring minimal or no turf and all or mostly native plants in a community managed by a homeowner association (HOA).

FOR: Landscape Architects, Landscape Designers, Installers, Maintenance Contractors and other horticulture and landscape professionals.

Sponsored by Florida Association of Native Nurseries (FANN) in cooperation with The Villages Chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society (FNPS), UF/IFAS Extension and the Native Plant Horticulture Foundation.

We'll tour 4 landscapes by air conditioned bus or tram. We'll see cul-de-sac and interior rectangular lots on a golf course and wetland preserve, plus a landscaped common area.

  • See a variety of beautiful, well maintained native trees, shrubs, flowers and groundcovers.
  • Learn more about native species that work well in manicured landscapes.
  • See landscape plans that meet upscale HOA landscape requirements with native plants and minimal turf.
  • Share native plant tips with professional colleagues.

Limited to 24 industry professionals only

LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTS: Successful HOA Landscaping with Florida Native Plants, Course #0011049. Licensed continuing education provider #0005309.
3 CE credits (optionals) for Landscape Architects registered with the Florida Board of Landscape Architecture, Florida Dept. of Business & Professional Regulation.

4 CEU hours for FNGLA certified horticulture and landscape professionals. 

TRAM TRAVEL & BOX LUNCH INCLUDED. Delicious complete boxed lunch from McAlister's deli. Veggie lunch option available. 

Earlybird pricing now: $45 for FANN members / $60 for soon-to-be members

With support from:


The Villages Chapter of the

and UF/IFAS Extension

Thank you so much to the helpful staff of the Recreation & Parks district at The Villages.


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