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
Serving Polk County
Here’s a good one:
Heat and humidity, freeze and frost, dryness and drought will pose little problem for your plants
Welcome to our meeting!
Please enjoy the snacks
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You'll be preserving Florida's unique natural heritage
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Birds, butterflies and other wildlife will be attracted to your garden
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.
Give them a good home!
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You'll minimize the need for fertilizers and pesticides
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.
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Your landscaping will be unique and interesting
Directors at Large
You'll have the pleasure of seasonal variations in your garden
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.
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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!