The Florida-Friendly Landscaping Guide to PLANT SELECTION & LANDSCAPE DESIGN

In keeping with “Right Plant – Right Place” ALL Floridians should consult this publication before selecting any plants for their landscape:     


Natural Resources

Rose Béchard-Butman


Environmental Protection and Growth Management Department


115 S Andrews Ave, Room 329-H  | Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301  Phone: 954.519.0317 | Facebook | Twitter | NatureScape | 4-STAR

Urban Extension

Lorna Bravo, LEED, AP, BD+C

County Extension Director

Urban Horticulture Agent

UF/IFAS Extension

Broward County,
3245 College Ave, Davie, FL

Phone: 954-756-8529





Broward County is a certified 4- STAR Community
Recognized for National Excellence in Sustainability

Ask a Florida Master Gardener for answers to questions concerning your garden and landscape – It’s FREE!
Email: mastergardener@broward.,orgVoice Mail: 954-357-5121

Local Satellite office open Monday’s 9:00am – NOON at:
Tradewinds Park (Opposite Butterfly World)
3600 W. Sample RoadCoconut Creek , South Side

Office: 954-357-8870.

Kristen Hoss
(AKA Tanawha!)
Education and Ecological Consultant
Tanawha Presents LLC.
Cell: (248) 933-1069

Promoting Global Sustainability Through Self Empowerment and Education!

University of Florida – The University of Florida’s web site where you can download their latest colored brochure Native Wildflowers on Roadsides in Central and South Florida.

University of Florida Assessments of Non-Native Plants in Florida’s Natural Areas.

American Horticultural Society – Sensible, straight-forward information on a variety of gardening topics, events and books, plus links to state master gardener sites nationwide

Fairchild Tropical Botanical Garden
10901 Old Cutler Road
Coral Gables, FL

Florida Wildflower Council

Mounts Botanical Garden
559 N. Military Trail
West Palm Beach, FL

Habitat Steward Volunteers are individuals with a keen interest in the environment, and a willingness to volunteer their time and expertise to help others create or restore wildlife habitat.

Habitat Stewards need to be able to commit to providing 30 hours of service to the National Wildlife Federation within a year of completing their training.

Examples of some volunteer opportunities include:

•  Consulting with neighbors about filling habitat needs in their backyard
•   Speaking at civic association meetings or clubs about the importance of wildlife habitat
•   Writing articles for local newspapers or magazines
•   Distributing habitat information at local festivals
•   Helping create Schoolyard Habitats
•    Joining a Community Wildlife Habitat Team
•   Certifying either 3 homes or 1 school, business, or place of worship

Habitat Steward Training includes field trips, expert speakers, and materials. Applicants must attend entire training.
This training is provided at no charge by NatureScape Broward. Volunteer commitment is required.
Class size is limited.

To register, please contact either Rose Bechard-Butman, or Kimberly May or 954-519-1470.

United States National Arboretum
A somewhat academic gardening resource with plenty of information on research and events as well as topics of general interest

The National Gardening Association
A comprehensive source of garden, lawn and kid’s gardening how-tos and resources, plus national forums.

Million Pollinator Garden Challenge