Urban Landscape Management
Industry Short-Course / GI-BMP IST
April 22-23, 2014

Extension Agents - GI-BMP Instructors
Industry Professionals

Information and Registration

Florida-Friendly Landscaping Program

Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ (FFL) means using low-maintenance plants and environmentally sustainable practices. Learn how you can have a beautiful landscape that could save you time, energy and money while protecting our future. Find out more from your county’s FYN program or from this web site and the FloridaYards.org companion web site of the FDEP Springs Initiative. Read more about the program...

Watering CanFor Homeowners

Solutions for your yard: all you need to know about tending a Florida landscape. More...

Community TreeCommunity Associations and Property Managers

A one-stop information kit on Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ communities, maintenance, principles and legislation. More...

Lawn MowerFor Professionals

Information about Green Industries Best Management Practices and the FYN Builder & Developer Program. More...

newspaperFFL in the News

Articles and videos about the Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ Program. More...

butterfly: e-newsletterse-Newsletters

Creating Florida-Friendly Communities-- For developers, landscapers, community associations, and environmental professionals. The Neighborhood Gardener-- For Master Gardeners and Homeowners.

seedlingLandscaping FAQs

We have received many questions related to fertilization, irrigation and landscaping in Florida. More...

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The Nine FFL Principles

See the new E-learning Articulate presentation.

  1. Right Plant, Right Place
    (933KB pdf)
  2. Water Efficiently
    (688KB pdf)
  3. Fertilize Appropriately
    (965KB pdf)
  4. Mulch
    (515KB pdf)
  5. Attract Wildlife
    (401KB pdf)

  6. Manage Yard Pests Responsibly
    (1.04MB pdf)
  7. Recycle
    (1.12MB pdf)

  8. Reduce Storm
    Water Runoff

    (586KB pdf)
  9. Protect the Waterfront
    (672KB pdf)

Legislative Questions?

FAQs for FDEP, FDACS and IFAS about recent legislative changes (55KB pdf) More...

FYN Calendar

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events near you.

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