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Pine Straw Sale Report

We raised enough money to be able to donate 68 bales of pine straw towards our maintenace of the Lake Griffin State Park. Thanks to Jo Hudak and Steve Turnipseed for organizing this event. Steve, President Sue, Roger, Gary and others have already spread those bales at the park entrance.

Spreading Pine Straw at Lake Griffin State Park

More pictures are on our Facebook page.

Thank-you Steve Turnipseed

Steve has volunteered to coordinate our efforts to maintain the Lake Griffin State Park Entrance with native plants. The Villages Chapter has hired MyDragonflyGardens to perform regular maintenance.

Volunteers Needed

Vice President: This person assists the president and learns the duties so they can take over the next year. We need continuity to achieve our goals.

Secretary: The secretary attends board and chapter meetings and takes minutes. Minutes are necessary for non-profit status. Jo our current secretary has served four years. 

Copy this email fnpsthevillagesgmail.com and volunteer.

Why Grow Native Plants?

What's wrong with the plants the builder gave you? Do local landscapers support Florida ecology? Check out this presentation from the Florida Wildflower Association. The presenter, Doug Tallamy is a well-known entomologist. He has written two best selling, award-winning non-fiction books - Bringing Nature Home and Nature's Best Refuge.

Watch the Webinar

More Why Grow Native Plants?

Thank-you to Green Isle Gardens

Green Isle Gardens is a wonderful native plant nursery located in Groveland, Florida. They donate plants for the drawing held at the end of each meeting. Green Isle Gardens
‚Äč11303 Florida 33
Groveland, FL 34736
407-948-8980
Hours: 8 am - 3:30 pm M-F
gignatives@gmail.com

Want to Know More About Sumter County?

Sumter County Extension YouTube
UrbanEnt
This YouTube channel has presentations about local wildlife from Jim Davis, our extension agent. 

 

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