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Keep It Native Demonstration
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The Keep It Native Demonstration garden was designed in 2010 on Earth Day, to highlight the differences between native Florida plant communities with those that have been overrun by invading exotic weeds. It was also designed to act as an outreach educational tool.


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 Left to right: USDA, Donna Signa, Ryann Valmonte, Danyelle Fitzgerald, Eileen Pokorny, and Dr. Phil Tipping; University of Florida, Dr. Robin Giblin-Davis; Broward County Extension, Michael Orfanedes.


Overview of the K.I.N.D. Garden

All Florida native habitats are in green and invasive habitats in red

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List of plants in the K.I.N.D. Garden

Florida plant list of Native, non-native, and invasive plants created by UF/IFAS



 Resent Activity in the K.I.N.D. Garden



2022 - The K.I.N.D. Garden wins the Emerald Legacy Award from Broward County Naturescape.

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Left to right: Mike Orfanedes, Broward County Extension; Davie Mayor, Judy Paul; Eileen Pokorny; Rose Bechard-Butman, Naturescape Program Coordinator.