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Plants to Avoid  |  Books  |  Local Design and Install Services  |  Download Plant Lists  |
Cold Hard SurveyVillages Documents

Landscape Design

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

Businesses in Central Florida that do Landscape Design using Native Plants and links to members of our chapter who have changed their developer landscape to a landscape using native plants.

Sumpter Master Gardeners help in The Villages with advice and programs.

Florida Native Plants

Native Plant Landscape Brochure for NorthCentral Florida

The sample of plants are grouped into a grid of 9 blocks based on sun and moisture requirements. The is a pdf file meant to be folded for mailing. To view various sections online use Adobe Reader's Zoom and Rotate options. Link

Attracting Wildlife

Attracting Wildlife -links to food preferences and housing for bats, birds and butterflies

Places to Visit See Native Plants

Places to vist and see native plants.

Central Florida Native Plant Nurseries

Nurseries

Plants to Avoid

Florida Invasive Plants

Books

Books Recommended by our Speakers

Landscaping Services

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, we offer landscape design services for private residences.

Sumter County Master Gardeners The Sumter County Master Gardeners programs are free and advance registration is not required. Their expertise is about flowers and gardening in our area, but not particularly about native plants.

HardscapePebble Junction - Pebble Junction Inc strives to bring you the best all natural stone products available at competitive prices! After looking over our product selection of Building Stone, Flagstone, Boulders, Garden Steppers and Decorative Landscape Gravels you will see Pebble Junction is "Truly Your One Stop Rock Shop".

Mulch, Rubber Products, Soils, Edging, Stone, Pine Products
Browne Distributors Landscape Suppliers Inc
2600 North Hwy. 27 & 441
P.O. Box 849
Fruitland Park, FL 34731
Ph: 352-326-8461

Make your own lanai containers using perlite, portland cement and peat moss. Martha Stewart shows us how. 

Download Plant Lists for our Area

FILE NAME SIZE DATE
carols-native-plant-spreadsheet.xlsx 12 KB Apr 22, 2015
native-plant-list-steves-yard.xlsx 31 KB Apr 22, 2015
native-plant-short-list.xlsx 15 KB Apr 22, 2015

Cold Hardy Survey

These lists are results of visual impact to foliage of plants after a temperature of 24 degrees in January, 2018.  Information submitted by members of The Villages Chapter (Zone 9A) of the Florida Native Plant Society.  

Native plants - No freeze impact  
View pdf document 44kb, download Word format 16kb

Native plants - Partial freeze impact  
View pdf document 41kb, download Word format 13kb

Native plants - Total freeze impact  
View pdf document 41kb, download Word format 14kb

Non native plants - Freeze impact rating  
View pdf document 44kb, download Word format 14kb

Download The Villages Documents

Download The Villages Architectural Review Committee Home/Property Alteration Application Form (PDF format)

 

 

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Published on  01.04.2018