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Lawns to Native Plants: Successful HOA Landscapes (Guided Tour in The Villages)

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


Grow Native Education Series


The Villages, FL


  • $25.00  -  FANN member earlybird
  • $45.00  -  Non-member earlybird


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

10:30am - 3:00pm Friday, June 8, 2018
The Villages, Sumter County

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

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 Sumter County and the Native Plant Horticulture Foundation.

We'll tour 3-4 landscapes, including Cul-de-sac and interior rectangular lots (both on a golf course), plus a landscaped common area.

  • See a variety of beautiful, well maintained native trees, shrubs, flowers and groundcovers.
  • Learn more about 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.


Earlybird pricing: $25/FANN members /  $40 non-members

With support from:


The Villages Chapter of the

and UF/IFAS Sumter County Extension

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


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