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TV Landscape Makeover in Bradenton: how to do Florida: Flip Your Yard!

FANN sponsored the transformation of Berni and Brad Volkmann’s front yard in Bradenton, Florida, from sad turf with a few nonfunctional plants to a beautiful blooming and lower maintenance Florida native plant community attracting birds, butterflies and more pollinators. We …

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Love Native Plants? Show your love with this yard sign

Native plants bring a lot of joy, life and pride into our landscapes. Share your love with neighbors and passersby by posting this beautiful outdoor sign in your garden. Durable 10 x 8 inch white metal sign printed for use …

This article was originally published in the 2011 Guide for Real Florida Gardeners, sponsored by the Florida Wildflower Foundation. The Foundation is funded in large part by sales of the Florida wildflower license plate, and is the only significant consistent source of funding for native plant education, planting and research.

Real Florida Native Wildflower Gardens

We’re glad to see Florida gardeners become more interested in using Florida native wildflowers in their gardens. These beautiful blooming symbols of Real Florida are becoming more available in our native nurseries, thanks in great part due to the encouragement …

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Wildflowers for Your Garden: Blazing Stars

Planting multiple species of Blazing Stars is a good idea too – and may mean that you can enjoy these pretty plants from summer through fall. Blazing Stars may lean and even fall over. If desired, the stems can be …