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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 […]

FNGLA CEUs available for Pollinator Pathways Webinar

June 23, 2020

FANN is proud to be a provider of industry professionals CEUs for native wildflower related educational programs offered by our partner, Florida Wildflower Foundation. FNGLA certified horticulture and landscape professionals should register now for Creating Pollinator Pathways Webinar for FNGLA […]

Zamia Designs hiring Landscape Designer

June 22, 2020

Zamia Designs 352-373-8220 Landscape Designer Zamia Design is a small award-winning Landscape Architecture firm located in Gainesville. We create beautiful, wildlife supporting native landscapes complemented by distinctive hardscape installations. Our success comes from thoughtful design and a keen attention […]

Amelia’s SmartyPlants Hiring Sales Associate

June 11, 2020

Amelia’s SmartyPlants 561-540-6296 Sales Associate Job Description Seasoned sales associate with significant knowledge of plants for Florida – tropicals, ornamentals, natives, trees, palms, etc. Main responsibility is to assist customers with plant questions (care and pest control) and landscape […]

Florida Wildflower Foundation hosts Doug Tallamy for National Wildflower Week 2020

May 14, 2020

To kick off National Wildflower Week in 2020, the Florida Wildflower Foundation hosted a webinar with author and researcher, Doug Tallamy. The webinar, A Guide to Restoring the Little Things that Run the World, was held on Monday May 4th […]