|Native Wildflowers in the Landscape: How to Select, Plan & Establish|
|Written by Marjorie Holt|
|Wednesday, February 17 2010|
A course for horticulture and landscape professionals
12:30-5:00 pm, Friday, March 26, 2010 - Mainstreet Grill, 100 E New York Ave, DeLand FL 32724
Questions: Cammie Donaldson, AFNN, (321) 917-1960 or
Nancy Bissett Instructor: Nancy Bissett is a widely respected horticulturist, restoration ecologist, and botanist with The Natives, Inc., a firm established in 1983, offering consulting, ecological restoration, landscape architecture services and a native nursery for a variety of clients including federal and state public agencies, land developers, and private corporations. Bissett has experimented with propagation and cultivation of many native plants including grasses, wildflowers and rare species; and has developed successful upland restoration techniques including site preparation, planting, direct-seeding of native groundcovers, and weed control. Bissett is Vice President of the Association of Florida Native Nurseries (AFNN), a member of several industry and environmental organizations, and a sought-after speaker for horticulture, botanical and restoration conferences.
Bill Bissett Instructor: Registered Landscape Architect, ASLA, native Floridian and founding partner of The Natives, Inc. (1983), Bill Bissett has been instrumental in developing innovative techniques and uses of native plant materials for large scale developers, the Disney Company and Florida Dept. of Transportation. Bissett’s emphasis on environmental function over purely decorative but nonfunctional landscapes has resulted in numerous award-winning and successful institutional, commercial and residential projects. Bissett has developed landscape renovation and maintenance plans and guidebooks including a manual for Florida Friendly School Landscape Projects for Orange County Utilities and the St. Johns River Water Management District.
Brightman Logan Instructor: A university trained biologist and native Floridian, Brightman Logan started in environmental consulting and later founded his own native nursery (All Native, formerly Central Florida Native Flora) in 1981, providing restoration and ornamental landscape consulting and design services as well as the state’s largest container-grown native nursery. Logan has been an innovator in the introduction of native tree and shrub cultivars and the production of large, landscape quality container-grown natives. He has received national, state and local awards for commercial and residential landscape projects and is a state-registered provider of landscape architect CEUs. An active member of several industry and environmental groups, Logan serves on the board for AFNN and the Florida Wildflower Foundation.
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