Florida Friendly Landscaping
Florida-friendly landscaping™ means quality landscapes that conserve water, protect the environment, are adaptable to local conditions, and are drought tolerant. The principles of such landscaping include planting the right plant in the right place, efficient watering, appropriate fertilization, mulching, attraction of wildlife, responsible management of yard pests, recycling yard waste, reduction of stormwater runoff, and waterfront protection. Additional components include practices such as landscape planning and design, soil analysis, the appropriate use of solid waste compost minimizing the use of irrigation, and proper maintenance.
Learn more about Aesthetics, Improving Water Quality, Water Conservation, and Plant Selection- The Key Components of Florida Friendly Landscaping.
Learn more about the Nine Principles of Florida Friendly Landscaping.
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