OVERVIEW: Introduction to the diversity of native woody plants suitable for use in urban landscapes in Central and North Florida. Course focuses on the aesthetic, selection and maintenance characteristics of the best available underutilized trees and shrubs for this region. Course will highlight plants tolerant of freeze events and plants which provide exceptional wildlife attraction value. Florida ranks third in the nation for plant diversity, including more than 800 woody species. Learn how to enhance biodiversity and the sense of place in your landscapes by increasing the number and variety of native species you use.
Professional Education Credits:
Florida Registered Landscape Architect: 2 CEs (Course #0009270)
APLD (Assoc. of Professional Landscape Designers) Certified Professional Member: 2 CEUs
FNGLA (Florida Nursery, Growers & Landscape Assoc.) Certified Professional: 2 CEUs
ISA (International Society of Arboriculture) Certified Arborist / Municipal Specialist / TW Climber Specialist / BCMA Science: 2.25 CEUs
Two hours with a 15 minute break: 9:45am-Noon