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To learn more about the Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ Program, please take a look at our publications listed below. These publications were created through the combined efforts of our partners and will help to guide you.

Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ Guidelines for Community Associations. A guide that Community and Condo Associations can use to select a landscaper and write an effective landscaping contract.
Brochure (174kb)
The Florida Yards & Neighborhoods Handbook. This is the handbook for the Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ Program. You will find this handbook to be full of practical information.
The Florida Friendly Landscaping™ Guide to Plant Selection & Landscape Design.
This guide features an array of challenging landscape situations and the choices you can make to design a Florida-Friendly solution. (Publication: 18.7mb)
Florida-Friendly Landscaping home landscaping recognition checklist.
A multi-page checklist/form to evaluate and recognize home landscapes for adopting/utilizing Florida-Friendly Landscaping principles. (Publication: 0.3mb)
Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ Pattern
Book I: Sample plant lists and designs for Zone 9B
Book II: Sample plant lists and designs for Zones 10A, 10B and 11
A Guide to Basic Micro-Irrigation. This guide will help you save water in your landscape. It is filled with info on proper planning, operation and maintenance of micro-irrigation systems.
Neighboring Nature: A Guide for Property Owners. Public lands such as state parks, water mangement district lands, city and county parks, and environmentally sensitive lands are managed by government agencies. However, their stewartship depends on the cooperation of residents and visitors, especially property owners. This pamphlet shows homeowners how to be neighbors to nature.
Mangrove Brochure. Mangroves are valued for their protection and stabilization of coastal areas and serve as feeding, breeding, and nursery grounds for a great variety of fish, shellfish, birds, and other wildlife. Learn how to identify these fascinating trees.
Epiphyte Brochure. Epiphytes (air plants), such as Spanish Moss, are an important part of the ecosystem and provide food, water and shelter to Florida’s wildlife. This field guide will help you identify the most common species from the three main epiphyte groups of Florida; ferns, orchids and bromeliads.
Brochure (0.4mb)
Rain Gardens