New land use policies and consumer demand are driving changes in landscape design and maintenance in residential and commercial developments. Throughout the state, communities, developers and landscape professionals are embracing Florida-friendly landscaping practices that conserve water, reduce runoff of fertilizers and minimize need for pesticides. View multi-media stories about those who have gone Florida-friendly. (1)
Whether you are new to Florida or have lived here all of your life, learn how to protect Florida’s environment. Get started in your own back yard by implementing the Nine Principles of Florida-friendly landscaping listed below. Learn to landscape and garden the Florida way – the smart way to grow! (2)
1. [Online] http://www.floridayards.org/professional/index.php.
2. [Online] http://www.floridayards.org/grow/grow.php.