Central Florida Native Plant Seminar

Central Florida Native Plant Seminar

Wed-Thurs, Oct. 16-17, 2024, Bok Tower Gardens in Lake Wales, FL

Continuing Education

Learn how to select and use the best native plants for Central Florida – from experts that do it every day. CEUs for landscape architects, designers, FNGLA certified professionals, ISA certified professionals & more.

Networking

Meet the best in the native plant business, whether its growers, retailers or ecological design experts. Return to work with the insights and network you need to succeed.

New! Credential Program 

Show off your new found native plant knowledge and distinguish yourself in the expanding native plant market. In partnership with Florida Gulf Coast University.

 
One Day Only WEDNESDAY
  • 4 hours of native plant focused continuing education units (CEUs) for landscape architects, arborists, FNGLA certified professionals & more
  • +Loads of easy, in-person networking
  • INCLUDES
  • All Wednesday classes & CEUs
  • Garden admission on Wednesday
  • EARLY BIRD RATE THRU SEPT 30
  • $165 for FANN members.
  • $195 for potential members.
  • Want to go to the Wednesday evening social? Add that option during registration or call FANN 321-271-4885.
  • DOES NOT include credential option.
COMING SOON
One Day Only THURSDAY
  • 6 hours of native plant focused continuing education units (CEUs) for landscape architects, arborists, FNGLA certified professionals & more
  • +Loads of easy, in-person networking
  • INCLUDES
  • All Thursday classes & CEUs
  • Garden admission on Thursday
  • EARLY BIRD RATE THRU SEPT 30
  • $165 for FANN members.
  • $195 for potential members.
  • Want to go to the Wednesday evening social? Add that option during registration or call FANN 321-271-4885.
  • DOES NOT INCLUDE credential option.
COMING SOON
Evening Social ADD-ON Wednesday Evening
  • If you registered for the WED+THURS ticket, you do not need to buy a social ticket. The social is included with your two-day registration.
  • If you register for one day only, either Wednesday or Thursday, OR you want to bring an addtional person with you to the social, add this option during registration or call FANN 321-271-4885.
  • $35 includes two drink tickets
  • Network with your peers
COMING SOON

Learn from the professionals that grow and plant natives every day.

Sand Live Oak Sponsors

Sweet Bay Magnolia Sponsors

Walters Viburnum Sponsors

The Central Florida Native Plant Seminar

Whether you're a landscape architect, design professional, busy landscaper or retail garden center, we've got what you need to succeed with native plants

Central Florida Native Flowers

Where

Nestled within the serene expanse of Bok Tower Gardens, the Alexander Discovery Center stands as a beacon of knowledge and exploration. Situated amidst the lush greenery of this botanical paradise, the center is a hub of education and research, dedicated to wetland and aquatic research. Surrounded by native flora that flourishes in its natural habitat, the Alexander Discovery Center offers a tranquil setting for sponsors and attendees alike. Seminar classes come alive here, delving into the complexities of wetlands and aquatic systems with passion and expertise. Networking lunches will also be provided in the beautiful Outdoor Kitchen area.

From Orlando, the heart of Florida’s tourism and entertainment hub, the center is located approximately 60 miles southwest, offering a convenient day trip for visitors seeking a peaceful retreat amidst nature’s splendor. For those traveling from Tampa, a vibrant city known for its cultural attractions and waterfront views, the Alexander Discovery Center is roughly 70 miles east. Located approximately 150 miles northwest of West Palm Beach, renowned for its pristine beaches and vibrant arts scene, the center offers a tranquil oasis within driving distance.