NEW, EXCLUSIVE AND ONLY AT THE SOUTH FLORIDA NATIVE PLANT SEMINAR
PROFESSIONAL NATIVE PLANT CREDENTIAL FOR HORTICULTURE & LANDSCAPE PROS!
Designers, landscapers, retail sales pros … Let your customers know you know native plants. FANN has been the trusted industry source for native plants and native plant professionals since 1986. Now, FANN has partnered with Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU) Continuing Education & Skills Academy to develop the first native plant micro-credential for Florida design, horticulture and landscape professionals. FGCU is a leader in sustainability, entrepeneurship, and innovative “right skills, right time” education options for the modern workforce.
SIGN UP NOW – this state of the art professional credential program is LIMITED to the first 25 enrollees. Add-on option during registration for the South Florida Native Plant Seminar.
FREE for FANN members and just $25 for everyone else when you select the Wed + Thurs Early Bird option at registration.
What you’ll get:
Learn from industry peers how to identify, use and maintain FANN’s favorite 20 native trees, shrubs and palms for coastal South Florida landscapes.
Get a cool, state-of-the-art digital badge for your email, website or social media or a traditional paper certificate for framing on the wall.
See and learn how to identify, use and maintain FANN’s favoirte 20 native plants for South Florida on garden walks guided by FANN and Naples Botanical Garden horticulture professionals. See list of plants below. Ask questions best answered by professionals who work with these plants every day.
You’ll need to attend two garden walks plus classes both days, and participate in a field module that demonstrates your ability to apply your new knowledge for landscaping.
STEPS TO GETTING YOUR CREDENTIAL
Sign up for the FANN-FGCU micro-credential when you register for the full two-day event.
Set up your FGCU Canvas app account (you’ll be notified by email).
Participate in classes both days, including both garden walks (mornings, Wednesday & Thursday).
Answer assessment questions via the Canvas app.
Participate in Thursday afternoon field module — see site you’ll select plants for and obtain base site map.
Submit your conceptual landscape plan through your Canvas account (up to two weeks after event).
FANN even provides a STUDY GUIDE you can use now!LIST OF FANN FAVORITE 20 NATIVE PLANTS FOR SOUTH FLORIDA, 2023: Bahama Cassia, Senna mexicana var. chapmanii,Bahama Coffee, Psychotria ligustrifolia,Black Ironwood, Krugiodendrum ferreum,Buttonsage, Lantana involucrata,Cinnecord, Vachellia choriophylla,Fiddlewood, Citharexylum spinosum,Florida Boxwood, Schaefferia frutescens,Florida Privet, Forestiera segregata,Florida Silver Palm, Coccothrinax argentata,Horizontal Cocoplum, Chrysobalanus icaco ‘Horizontal’,Little Psycho Wild Coffee, Psychotria nervosa ‘Little Psycho’,Marlberry, Ardisia escallonioides,Privet Senna, Senna ligustrina,Redberry Stopper, Eugenia confusa,Simpson’s Stopper, Myrcianthes fragrans,Spanish Stopper, Eugenia foetida,Thatch Palm, Thrinax radiata,Wild Cinnamon Bark, Canella winterana,Wild Lime, Zanthoxylum fagara,White Indigoberry, Randia aculeata
Not quite ready yet? Want to find out more? Connect with FGCU.