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Florida Native Plant Society. Heartland Chapter Serving Polk County http://heartland.fnpschapters.org/. Pink Muhly grass and Coontie . A carefree combo. Need a Reason to Plant Natives?. Here’s a good one:

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Florida native plant society

Florida Native Plant Society

Heartland Chapter

Serving Polk County

http://heartland.fnpschapters.org/


Pink muhly grass and coontie a carefree combo
Pink Muhly grass and Coontie.A carefree combo


Need a reason to plant natives
Need a Reason to Plant Natives?

Here’s a good one:

Heat and humidity, freeze and frost, dryness and drought will pose little problem for your plants

www.fnps.org



Heartland chapter florida native plant society
Heartland ChapterFlorida Native Plant Society

Welcome to our meeting!

Please enjoy the snacks



Need a reason to plant natives1
Need a Reason to Plant Natives?

Check out this one:

You'll be preserving Florida's unique natural heritage

www.fnps.org



Heartland chapter invites you to join
Heartland Chapter Invites you to Join

Not a member? Join!

Our membership forms are at the back of the room.

Or join online at

www.fnps.org


Coral honeysuckle climbs the fence and feeds hummingbirds
Coral Honeysuckle climbs the fenceAnd feeds hummingbirds


Need a reason to plant natives2
Need a Reason to Plant Natives?

Here’s one:

Birds, butterflies and other wildlife will be attracted to your garden

www.fnps.org



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Florida Native Plant Society

Be sure to take home some plants!

If our members have brought plants to the meeting tonight, it’s because they want YOU to have them.

Take them!

Give them a good home!



Need a reason to plant natives3
Need a Reason to Plant Natives?

How about this one:

You'll minimize the need for fertilizers and pesticides

www.fnps.org



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Florida Native Plant Society

Our mission

The Mission of the Florida Native Plant Society is to promote the preservation, conservation, and restoration of the native plants and native plant communities of Florida.



Need a reason to plant natives4
Need a Reason to Plant Natives?

Consider this one:

Your landscaping will be unique and interesting

www.fnps.org




Meet your heartland chapter board
Meet your Heartland Chapter Board

Officers

  • Greg Thomas-President

  • Jennifer Navarra- Vice President

  • Sharon Olson-Treasurer

  • Ed Murawski-Secretary

Directors at Large

  • Jack Jordan

  • Keely Coulter


Gallardia e asiest wildflower in town
GallardiaEasiest wildflower in town!


Need a reason to plant natives5
Need a Reason to Plant Natives?

Consider this:

You'll have the pleasure of seasonal variations in your garden

www.fnps.org


Sweetgum tree brings color in the fall liquidambar styraciflua
Sweetgum Tree brings color in the FallLiquidambar styraciflua



The official definition of a native plant
The Official Definition of a Native Plant

For most purposes, the phrase Florida native plant refers to those species occurring within the state boundaries prior to European contact, according to the best available scientific and historical documentation.

Stay tuned! There’s more….

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The official definition
The Official Definition…

More specifically, it includes those species understood as indigenous, occurring in natural associations in habitats that existed prior to significant human impacts and alterations of the landscape.

Whew! That’s a long-winded way to say it!

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