|Keep It Native Demonstration|
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.
Overview of the K.I.N.D. Garden
All Florida native habitats are in green and invasive habitats in red
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
2020 - Master Gardener Volunteers installed a bee hotel designed by Amy Riley
Information about bees:
Click for more information about bees from USDA Agriculture Research Service
Click for information on methods for raising, capturing, and using bees from the USDA Agriculture Research Service
Information on Florida Native Bees
2022 - The K.I.N.D. Garden wins the Emerald Legacy Award from Broward County Naturescape.
Left to right: Mike Orfanedes, Broward County Extension; Davie Mayor, Judy Paul; Eileen Pokorny; Rose Bechard-Butman, Naturescape Program Coordinator.