About our Seminar

Industry education and networking with a focus on landscape use of native plants.

For design professionals, busy landscapers and plant nursery staff. CEUs available.

See how native plants can be used to meet the highest aesthetic standards at the world class Naples Botanical Garden, a 200+ acre international destination and conservation research facility. 


Attendees include landscape architects, designers, installers, maintenance firms, municipalities, growers, garden centers and retailers. You’ll have plenty of opportunity to expand your professional network at this industry-only event.


Get exclusive info & insights with industry-appropriate classes. Be one of just 25 lucky participants to participate in expert-guided garden walks focused on FANN favorites for sustainable landscaping and earn a new, first of its kind, digital microcredential for native plant professionals. 


Classes and industry panel sessions introduce hot topics such as native plant performance after Hurricane Ian, how to maintain native plants in high style and formal landscapes, and how climate change may affect future plant selections. Join your peers for walks in the garden to see and discuss the best plants. Take advantage of the experience and know-how of professionals that work with these plants every day. 

CEUs: Continuing education credits available for registered landscape architects (FL DBPR), landscape designers (APLD), ISA certified arborists, FNGLA certified horticulture & landscape professionals and green industry professionals seeking FDACS limited license credits.

Native Plant Show


Learn what is possible and find the native plant expertise and supply you need. Whether it’s for commercial or residential landscapes, nurseries or garden centers, FANN growers are producing hundreds of ornamental native species in a variety of sizes. Learn how you can use them now.

Nobody knows “right plant, right place” like a native plant professional. Come and benefit from FANN members’ many years of experience with commercial, residential, institutional and natural restoration projects.

Build relationships in the native plant industry and tap into the growing market for native plants and ecological landscaping.  

Exhibits at the Native Plant Show

Quick Facts at a Glance

Come to learn about the variety and quality of native plants you can use now. Leave with the confidence and connections you need to succeed with native plants.


Wednesday October 18
8am-Noon – Credential Walks
10am-Noon – Sponsor setup
1-3pm – Classes
3-3:30 – BREAK
3:30-5:30 – Classes
5:30 – Sunset Social
6:30 – Dinner on your own

Thursday, October 19
8-10am – Credential Walks
10am-Noon – Classes
1-3pm – Classes
3pm – Credential field module


Native plant growers, suppliers of eco-friendly landscape products and services, and forward-thinking landscape firms: align with the future of the green industry. Sponsors enjoy organized attendee engagement, exhibit space and online promotion.  


FANN is a licensed continuing education provider #0005309 for landscape architects regulated by the Florida DBPR Board of Landscape Architecture and community association managers (CAMs) regulated by the Regulatory Council of Community Association Managers. We routinely provide courses useful to FNGLA certified horticulture & landscape professionals. FANN seminars are highly regarded by landscape architects, designers, installers, inspectors, arborists, horticulture professionals and community association managers certified with FL DBPR, APLD, FNGLA, ISA and more. 



FGCU Kapnick Center Buehler Auditorium and Naples Botanical Garden, Bayshore Dr, Naples FL 


  • Jun 15 – attendee registration opens
  • Sept 18 – SpringHill Suites Naples deadline
  • Oct 1 – Earlybird Registration Deadline
  • OCT 18 – Seminar opening day
  • OCT 19 – Seminar final day


  • Chairman & Sponsorship: Eryk Jadaszewski, Everglades Native Designs
  • Local Arrangements Chair: Leslie Landert, Landert Landscape Design
  • Additional Volunteers: Jenny Evans, Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation, Janine Griffiths, Green Thumb, and Jess Lummus, Sebastian River Farms
  • Call FANN 321-271-4885 for anything else


  • 2022 Fall Wild Meadow Magic Panama City
  • 2021 Fall CEU Event at Sebastian River Farms
  • 2021 Fall CEU Event at Chiappini Farm Native Nursery
  • 2019 7th Annual Native Plant Show West Palm Beach
  • 2018 6th Annual Native Plant Show Bradenton
  • 2017 5th Annual Native Plant Show Bradenton
  • 2016 4th Annual Native Plant Show Kissimmee
  • 2015 3rd Annual Native Plant Show Kissimmee
  • 2014 2nd Annual Native Plant Show Kissimmee
  • 2013 Inaugural Native Plant Show Kissimmee

The South Florida Native Plant Seminar

Whether you're a design professional, a busy landscaper or plant nursery staff, we've got a ticket for you.