Blog Category: Field Trips

September Fieldtrip to Folly Farm Nature Preserve

On a recent Saturday morning, the Pinellas Chapter of Florida Native Plant Society along with the “Folly Farmers” (volunteers from the Safety Harbor Garden Club who plant and maintain much of the area) toured Folly Farm Nature Preserve.  The eclectic eight-acre preserve is managed by the City of Safety Harbor. There are areas

Native Plants Steal the Spotlight At the New St. Pete Pier

If you would like to visit an outstanding native plant garden, look no further than the recently opened St. Pete Pier. The original site of a deteriorating concrete structure with a few surviving palm trees, the pier has been revitalized to include a marina, restaurants and stores, outdoor art, play areas for children, and the Tampa Bay Watch
The mission of the Florida Native Plant Society is to promote the preservation, conservation, and restoration of the native plants and native plant communities of Florida.