Florida-Friendly Landscaping™

Helping Florida One Yard at a Time

About the Program

The Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ (FFL) Program was designed to help residents and business owners create and maintain beautiful yards using research-based, environmentally-sustainable landscaping practices. This program provides training opportunities and educational services that teach homeowners, landscaping professionals, and green industries how to water efficiently, fertilize appropriately, manage yard pests responsibly, and more.

For more information, contact your county Extension office or visit the Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ website.


Proper implementation of the nine FFL principles in your yard will protect the natural environment around us for future generations to enjoy.

  1. Right plant, right place
  2. Water efficiently
  3. Fertilize appropriately
  4. Mulch
  5. Attract wildlife
  6. Manage yard pests responsibly
  7. Recycle yard waste
  8. Reduce stormwater runoff
  9. Protect the waterfront

What We Can Help With


Natural Resources

4-H Youth Development

Lawn & Garden

Family Resources

Learning Opportunities