Native plant home landscape

Webinar: Native Plants for Florida Gardens

Learn how to take the guesswork out of using native plants in urban settings in our free webinar, “Native Plants for Florida Gardens,” on Aug. 5. featuring Stacey Matrazzo, FWF program manager and co-author of Native Plants for Florida Gardens. In her presentation, Stacey will highlight a selection of species and discuss how to use them to transform your landscape into a living ecosystem with “real Florida” style.

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Yellow wildflowers blooming in raised bed

35 schools win wildflower garden grants

Thirty-five schools in 17 counties have been awarded 2020 Seedlings for Schools (SFS) grants. The grants give pre-K to high school teachers wildflower plants, personal gardening guidance and online teaching resources. Teachers are expected to receive plants in September, when schools are expected to reopen in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Cloudless sulphur butterfly on Heart-leaf brickell-bush flower

Webinar: Creating Pollinator Pathways

Learn about creating pollinator pathways in the built environment during a free webinar on July 7 featuring Dr. Jaret Daniels, who will explain how every landscape, large and small, is now critical to supporting the biodiversity that keeps our ecosystems functioning.

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Jeff Norcini photographs a Blazing star flower

Roadside wildflower surveys — on the road again

Wildflower horticulturalist Jeff Norcini, of OceoHort LLC, is hitting the road for the Florida Wildflower Foundation to locate roadside wildflower populations in Florida’s Big Bend and north Central Florida regions. The goal of the surveys is to build a network of native wildflower habitat along roadsides to host insect pollinators as they travel between farm fields and forests.

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Black-eyed Susans, blanketflower, and other wildflowers in a roadway median

FWF and FNPS forge formal partnership

The Florida Wildflower Foundation (FWF) and Florida Native Plant Society (FNPS) have strengthened their partnership in order to collaborate on future projects. The organizations will assess opportunities to team up on such initiatives as native plant surveys,  native plant conservation, roadside issues and more.

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Yellow pitcherplants

Summer news from PWA counties

The Panhandle Wildflower Alliance’s Fall 2019 newsletter features updates about new wildflower programs, where to see wildflowers in bloom, and much more.

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Dr. Walter Taylor

Dr. Walter Taylor presents at the 2014 Florida Wildflower Symposium.