Laurie Albrecht

UF Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ Program
Educator

Florida Friendly Landscaping Agent for Palm Beach County™

20+ years experience in teaching horticulture

Laurie Albrecht is a University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) extension faculty member in the field of environmental horticulture. Her responsibilities for Palm Beach County include coordinating the Florida Friendly Landscaping™ and Native Canopy Education programs, as well as providing science-based landscaping solutions to commercial clients. Laurie has over six years of experience teaching science-based workshops on Florida native plants, including their identification, uses and relative storm resilience. Prior to working for the University of Florida, Laurie was a horticulture instructor at Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square, PA, for over a decade.

B.A. in English, Bucknell University.

Native Trees: Toward a More Storm Resilient Landscape

Exhibit Hall B

This class provides attendees with information that will help them promote, sell and use more native trees. Attendees will hear science-based information on native trees, their relative wind resistance, and special adaptions that help these trees survive storms. The instructor will review: selection, design considerations and installation of native trees to enhance storm resiliency maintenance […]

Community Associations Garden/Landscape Green Business ISA Cert Arborist LA CE credits Plants
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Guided Tour of Native Plantings at Mounts Botanical Gardens-Friday

Garden

Attendees will take part in a discussion and tour of the native plants at Mounts Botanical Garden. This session will enhance their knowledge about native plants, their identification, uses, and proper siting. The tour will include the rain garden, which demonstrates how native plants can be used to decrease runoff and highlights species that can […]

Community Associations Design Garden/Landscape ISA Cert Arborist LA CE credits Plants
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Guided Tour of Native Plantings at Mounts Botanical Gardens-Thursday

Garden

Attendees will take part in a discussion and tour of the native plants at Mounts Botanical Garden. This session will enhance their knowledge about native plants, their identification, uses, and proper siting. The tour will include the rain garden, which demonstrates how native plants can be used to decrease runoff and highlights species that can […]

Community Associations Design Garden/Landscape ISA Cert Arborist LA CE credits Plants
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