Checklist of Florida-Friendly Landscape Practices
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Park Brown, Sydney. (2009) 2014. “Checklist of Florida-Friendly Landscape Practices: Steps to a Florida-Friendly Landscape, 12/2009”. EDIS 2014 (8). Gainesville, FL.


A Florida-Friendly landscape is attractive, functional, and ecologically sound. Its creation and maintenance can be accomplished by using the landscape practices listed below. They are grouped according to how much money or labor they take to accomplish from easiest to most expensive and/or labor intensive. Even a simple practice—like raising the height on your lawn mower—can have significant, positive impacts on the landscape and the environment. The page number(s) that follow a practice refer to information in Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ Handbook for Home Landscapes which is available free from your local Extension office or online To contact your county office, see: .
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