Landscape Design

Descriptions of Landscape Conversions (from developer plants to use of Florida native plants) done by members of The Villages Chaper of the Florida Native Plant Society

Replacing Turfgrass with Florida-Friendly Plants by Stephen Turnipseed, President The Villages FNPS

The Villages Archectural Review Committe (ARC) In The Villages, before you make changes to your landscape, you need to get approval of The Archectural Review Committee. It sounds daunting but really there is not much to it. You need to submit a one page document for review. Out January, 2016, speaker gave us more information.

Take a Clue from the Common Areas, article by Steve Turnipseed, TVFNPS President - Do you want an attractive, low-maintenance yard. Read this article.

Dr Gail Hansen, University of Florida associate professor who specializes in landscape design, has written numerous articles on multiple topics. Link

Landscape Designers

Green Isle Gardens

Marc Godts of Green Isle Gardens has done landscape design, provided plants and done install for some of our members. Regular retail hours: Saturdays, 8:00 am to 2:00 pm.  Other hours or tours are available, by appointment.  Address: 11303 FL-33, Groveland, FL 34736, Phone:(407) 948-8980

The nursery has 8 acres under production and features more than 150 species of native plants. In addition to native plants, they offer landscape design services for private residences.

Learn about our trips to this native plant nursery.

Grounded Solutions Inc  (Formerly AJM Environmental Services)

Amanda Martin, Horticulturist, providing on-site consultations and digital designs for ecologically sound landscaping, with a focus on habitat enhancement using Florida Native plant species. She is the current Tarflower chapter president and has been a speaker at our meetings. Amanda has provided consultations and designs for several of our members.

(352) 219-5381

Kirsten Sharp-Ortega

Horticulture & Landscape Consultant
Sustainable Dragonfly Gardens Inc.
"Turning your Dreams into Reality"
SDG 401.603.1107 or 434.906.6961

Terry & Taryn Evans

Humming BirdCreative Garden Structures
“Bee-utiful gardens and backyard habitat”
15620 SE 150 Ave.
Weirsdale, FL 32195

Native Florida Landscapes, LLC

Native Florida Landscapes, LLC This company is a sponsor of our state FNPS Conference. They are located in Ormond Beach. They provide aborist services, do landscape design and install. At this time it is unknown if they will provide services in The Villages.


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Published on  29.10.2017