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Gardeners & Homeowners

EVENT Fall Wild Meadow Magic Florida Panhandle

Thursday & Friday, Oct. 6-7, 2022 in the Greater Panama City Region

  • Continuing education (CEUs) event for landscape architects, designers, installers, maintenance firms, planners, horticulturists and environmental restoration professionals
  • Field trips, group meals & social opportunities for networking

CEU-earning field trips highlighting the glorious beauty of native grasslands, meadows and coastal landscapes in Florida’s Panhandle, a top 10 hotspot for biodiversity in the U.S.

Exclusive opportunity for industry professionals — renew your spirit and be inspired to grow and use more native plants.

Join FANN “in the field” at peak fall bloom time to learn from fellow professionals about native plants and their use in restored natural areas and designed landscapes. Florida’s Panhandle is filled with rich natural habitats and coastal communities designed to showcase the use of resilient and “Florida-friendly” native plants. Learn from experts who have been working in this region for decades, expand your design palette and planting knowledge, and enjoy one of the most beautiful and unique areas in Florida.

Sponsorship opportunities & registration details will be posted soon. Stay tuned and we hope to see you amidst our flowering lands!


Hilton Garden Inn Panama City Airport Northwest Florida Beaches entrance
Hilton Garden Inn Panama City Airport – MAIN EVENT HOTEL – convenient for inland field trips, brand new with numerous amenities. 20 minutes to the beach.
FANN rate: $159/night from Wed Oct 5 thru Sat Oct 8, king or two queens, includes cooked-to-order hot breakfast for two

Reserve Hilton Garden Inn Panama City now

Panama City Beach Florida
Numerous lodging options can be found along Panama City Beach. We may add special beach room rates later.


Grayton Beach State Park – RV & tent camp sites near beach

Pine Log State Forest – RV & tent camp sites, very close to event programs

St. Andrews State Park – RV & tent camp sites near beach

Topsail Hill Preserve State Park – RV & tent camp sites + Fancy Camps Luxury Camping (glamping!)

Questions or suggestions about this event or anything else? FANN loves to hear from you. Contact us.

Event Chair: Joe Reams, Southern Habitats and FANN Board Member