Plant Identification – Weeds and Florida Native Plants

Posted May 19, 2021 | By ale_bellot

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Curious about what plants have been growing in your garden? In this on-demand program, local horticulturalist and Fleet Farming Manager Caroline Chomanics teaches Florida growers about Florida plant identification including common weeds or pioneer species,  Florida native plants and invasive plants.

This program is presented by Caroline Chomanics and is hosted by the Winter Park Health Foundation.

About the Program Presenter
Caroline Chomanics is a passionate horticulturalist in the Central Florida community having earned her Degree in Landscape and Horticulture Technology from Valencia College and has earned her bachelor’s degree in Environmental Studies and Sustainable Urbanism from Rollins College. She developed her horticultural skills while living for four years at a Historic Botanical Garden, Nehrling Gardens in Gotha, Florida. Since 2015, she has been Program Manager to Fleet Farming, an urban agriculture program that transforms lawns into farms. She also acts as Chief Administrative Officer to IDEAS For Us, which develops, funds and scales environmental action projects in the focus areas of energy, water, food, waste and ecology. When she is not farming, she is honored to be the gardening teacher at Inspiring Minds Day School, teaching children about the wonders of the natural world.