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EcoTech Environmental Looking To Hire

April 23, 2021

EcoTech Environmental EcoTech Environmental is seeking motivated individuals to join our team. Currently we have open positions for the following opportunities: Nursery Supervisor – This position requires a person who is self-motivated, organized and has good leadership skills. A valid […]

My Dragonfly Gardens Looking for a Gardener

April 13, 2021

My Dragonfly Gardens At My Dragonfly Gardens, LLC, we are passionate about the creation of natural habitats that serve as corridors to wildlife.  We use native plants in our landscape designs to add colors, food sources and styles for […]

In Memoriam: John Sibley, All Native Garden Center & Plant Nursery

February 19, 2021

On Saturday, February 6, 2021, Florida lost a native plant leader, John Thomas Sibley, founder of All Native Garden Center & Plant Nursery in Fort Myers, Florida, and a past president of FANN. FANN feels fortunate to have had John […]

Stocking Savvy seeks suggestions for growing hard-to-find native plants

January 26, 2021

“It can all start with just one plant.” – past president Dave Chiappini, at a past FANN meeting, talking about how people can get started growing native plants You may have met Stocking Savvy owner Sean Patton at a past […]

FANN Announces 2021 Board of Directors

December 9, 2020

FANN is pleased to announce our 2021 Board of Directors elected by FANN members during an election that concluded on December 4th. Thank you again to our awesome Nominating Committee chaired by Eddie McKeithen. Bruce Turley, Past President Owner of […]

FANN Nominates 2021 Board of Directors

November 10, 2020

FANN’s Nominating Committee, chaired by Vice President Eddie McKeithen, of McKeithen Growers, has nominated 13 candidates to serve on the 2021 Board of Directors, including seven women and six men, and at least four candidates under 40. Faced with a […]

New IPM class for residential landscapes

October 20, 2020

At 12:00 Noon Thursday, November 12, FANN is offering a one-hour virtual class via Zoom entitled Integrated Pest Management (IPM) for the Residential Landscape: a Holistic Approach, with instructor Amanda Rose Newton from the Eastern Florida State College. This class […]

Communicating Insect-friendly Landscape Value to Your Clients CEU Webinar Friday Oct 23, 2020

October 2, 2020

FANN is pleased to partner with scientists & communicators from the Thompson Earth Systems Institute and Florida Museum of Natural History to offer this unique continuing education class for landscape architects, landscape designers/installers, maintenance companies and estate horticulturists. CEUs Landscape […]

Coastal Landscape Management CEU Webinar Noon Thursday, Oct. 29, 2020

September 29, 2020

FANN member Rob Barron, owner of Coastal Growers and Coastal Consulting in Boynton Beach, will present an updated version of his ever popular continuing education class on coastal landscape management for landscape architects, designers, contractors, environmental professionals and municipal staff […]

Green Thumb hiring Landscape Crew Chief

June 30, 2020

Green Thumb Inc   Green Thumb, Inc. is an urban landscape design, installation and maintenance firm specializing in native and tropical landscapes, antique rose gardens, tropical edibles, and interior plantscaping. Our passion is bringing nature back into urban areas […]