Associate Professor / Principal Florida International University / Studio Roberto Rovira Homestead, Florida
Join local practitioners in touring plant nurseries throughout the Redland Agricultural District. Field session leaders provide in-depth conversations to discuss how materials are incorporated into landscape design, building relationships with nurseries and contract growers, and expose visitors to the plant biodiversity within this billion-dollar industry.
$100 per person by 6/9; $115 after 6/9; includes transportation, water, and catered lunch. Extensive walking.
Observe firsthand the nursery grower’s side of the market, day-to-day production, tools, and methods.
Be exposed to the biodiversity of plants available to incorporate throughout Florida, the Caribbean, and beyond.
Gain insight into the value of building and fostering relationships between landscape architects and nursery growers.
Learn the value of incorporating native plants into landscape design, within both residential and urban applications.