Porter Weed Native

Florida Library Tours 2024


Currently: More events to post soon

Food Trucks For Birds Tour 23

Niceville Library March 7 2024 @ 2pm

This is a STEAM program (Science, Technology, Engineering, ART, and Math) 

Tricia Keffer

Ft. Walton Beach Library Talk on March 20, 2024 @ 3pm

This is a STEAM program for all ages. The younger kids will enjoy a coloring page and the pre teens can work on a geography and state flower exercise. For the adults, we will learn how to do a planting plan. The participants will receive a free native plant planting plan and Tricia will show you “how to do it”. 


Porter Weed Native

Food Truck Birds - Handout

Click here for the Food Truck for Birds plant installation plan for South Florida and the Northwest Florida : Plant Zones 8A & 8B This is a free handout for attendees

Additional Resources:

Most people are not aware of the free (pre-paid with our taxes) the county extension offices in Escambia, Santa Rosa, Okaloosa, and Walton counties. If you have more specific questions about native plants in your landscape, call them. The master gardeners are super friendly and very helpful.

UF/IFAS Extension Services Page: http://monroe.ifas.ufl.edu

Escambia County Extension Services https://sfyl.ifas.ufl.edu/escambia/

Santa Rosa County Extension Services https://sfyl.ifas.ufl.edu/santa-rosa/

Okaloosa County Extension Services  https://sfyl.ifas.ufl.edu/okaloosa/

Florida Audubon Society

Audubon Society has great information as well. It’s not as specific to each planting zone in Florida but I used it for reference material for my research about the birds.

Research references page for website