Get Your Florida Native Plants


Lee County Parks & Recreation will host a Florida-Friendly and Native Plant Swap & Seed Exchange from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Aug. 19, at the Karl Drews Community Center located at 18412 Lee Road in Fort Myers.

Participants can expect a morning of plant-related educational opportunities with fellow plant enthusiasts. The event features a Plant Swap & Seed Exchange, the UF/IFAS Master Gardener Help Desk, a Native Plant Sale hosted by the Native Plant Society, local nurseries, consultation firms and more.

To participate, bring one or more clearly labeled healthy plants or seeds. Plant species listed by Florida Exotic Pest Plant Council, Federal Noxious Weed or USDA Invasive Species will not be permitted.

To RSVP and reserve a table, call 239-533-1470 or email



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