Community Associations and Property Managers
Success with Florida-Friendly!
See how other communities have had success with FFL:
Florida-Friendly Landscape Maintenance
What to look for in a landscape maintenance contract:
A list of landscape maintenance professionals certified in Best Management
Practices of the Green Industries:
Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ laws, ordinances and restrictions
State statute, adopted 2009—prohibits HOAs and local governments from
prohibiting Florida-Friendly Landscaping™:
For the up-to-date version (September 2010) of the Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ Model Covenants, Conditions and Restrictions for New and Existing Community Associations,
Florida Friendly Guidance Models for Ordinances, Covenants, and Restrictions
A list of considerations for Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ guidelines for architectural review boards.
Handbook—provides the basics of Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ with a summary of the nine principles; checklist for homeowner recognition of a Florida-Friendly Landscape; and the FFL design guide and plant list:
The Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ Guide to Plant Selection & Landscape Design, 1st ed. (2010) The Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ Guide to Plant Selection and Landscape Design is intended as a companion to The Florida Yards & Neighborhoods Handbook (4th ed., 2009). This guide is intended for homeowners who want to take the next step and design their own Florida-Friendly Landscapes. Included in this book is information on landscape design strategies, a landscape planning worksheet, and the FFL Plant List containing many of the UF/IFAS-recommended Florida-Friendly plants for each region of the state.
Thinking about converting to a Florida-Friendly Landscape? Get easy step-by-step directions that spread the effort over time and budgets: See “Adopting a Florida-Friendly Landscape: Steps for Converting a Typical Development Landscape to a Florida-Friendly Landscape.”
Incorporate the nine principles of Florida-Friendly Landscaping with a new concept developed at UF/IFAS:
Community ButterflyScaping: How to move beyond butterfly gardening to create a large-scale butterfly habitat.