Recent News

18
March
FNGLA Hosts Student Landscape Installation Project at Future Builders of America Summit

FNGLA’s goal of reaching tomorrow’s industry leaders extended into the realm of building construction in March as landscape professionals and students came together at the 2019 Future Builders of America Leadership Summit.

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7
March
Fertilizer Ordinance Update for Late 2018 and Early 2019

The year 2018 was a difficult one for the green industry, and set the stage for a difficult 2019.

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6
March
FNGLA’s Priorities for the 2019 Legislative Session

There will be opportunities and challenges as FNGLA works to protect and promote Florida’s nursery and landscape industry.

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6
March
Jack Payne: I’ll let you in on a little secret

There’s no physical place called the Center for Landscape Conservation and Ecology, the science hub that serves many of FNGLA’s research needs.

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6
March
President's Letter: Politics, Politics, Politics

As I write this, our nation awaits a two-year-in-the- making report from Special Counsel Robert Mueller and his investigation as to whether (and, if so, how) Russia interfered in our most recent presidential election.

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28
February
FNGLA Hosts 350 Florida FFA Students Competing in Floriculture, Nursery and Landscape Career Development Events

Teams from Durant High School in Plant City won the high school categories in Floriculture and Nursery/Landscape, while Barrington Middle School in Lithia won both middle school categories.

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8
February
Jack Payne: Landscape professionals know no boundaries

The folks in the unincorporated area around Cocoa want a nice yard just as much as the folks within the city limits do.

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7
February
President's Letter: "Who says you can't put a price on love?"

According to ABC News, Valentine's Day expenditures topped $18.2 billion in 2017 -- or more than $136 per person.

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10
January
Digging In: FNGLA Supports Youth Development

FNGLA joined forces last month with the Florida Association of Agricultural Educators to bring hands-on learning to 50 teachers who installed a new landscape and irrigation to beautify the FFA Leadership Training Center.

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9
January
Jack Payne: A Big Welcome

My new right-hand man for Florida agriculture R&D has been shopping at the UF/IFAS poinsettia sale for years, so he’s a green industry customer as well as its new researcher-in-chief. 

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