A Resource to Help Change a Backyard Hobby for a Few into a Powerful Conservation Tool for Many.
Here you can learn how to turn simple gardening into habitat restoration by using plants that are native to your specific area. This website will provide you with the information you need to do that. By planting native plants and recreating natural habitats that are unique to your area, you will make a valuable contribution to the conservation and restoration of South Florida's natural heritage!
If you would like to learn more about native plants and the importance of conserving them, or how to use this website, see the topics at right.
Originally designed for South Florida (counties from Lake Okeechobee southward), NFYN is now moving north with the aspiration of serving all of the state of Florida by 2020. Where complete, a list of the cultivated native plants that commonly occur throughout that each county will be provided. If you'd like to obtain information specific to your home or project site, please enter the 5-digit ZIP code of your area on the NFYN Home Page.