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Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ Program

Florida Friendly Landscaping
psst it's exactly the same logo

Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ Program

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Since 1993, Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ (FFL) has served as the state of Florida’s premier Extension program that promotes sustainable alternatives to “conventional” landscaping, providing guidance on low impact, environmentally friendly, science-based landscape practices that use less water and reduce pollutant loading to Florida waters.

Join Florida-Friendly Fans across the state in celebrating 30 years of excellence, protecting Florida one landscape at a time!

Take the Florida-Friendly Pledge

Sign the Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ pledge! Signing the pledge signals your commitment to protecting Florida's environment through the implementation of the nine principles:

  1. Right Plant, Right Place. 
  2. Water Efficiently. 
  3. Fertilize Appropriately. 
  4. Mulch. 
  5. Attract Wildlife. 
  6. Manage Yard Pests Responsibly. 
  7. Recycle Yard Waste. 
  8. Reduce Stormwater Runoff. 
  9. Protect the Waterfront. 

Need help with your Florida-Friendly landscape? There are lots of resources available! Explore the Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ website to find how-to guidance and contact information for your local UF/IFAS Extension experts.

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Watch the FFL 30th Anniversary One-Hour Special - Coming This Summer

This special edition of Flip My Florida Yard celebrates the 30th anniversary of the Florida-Friendly Landscaping Program™ by exploring the program’s long legacy of environmental stewardship. Check in on homeowners one year after their flip and witness the life-changing effects of a Florida-Friendly Landscape. Look back at how the FFL program got its start, unpack the principles critical to the program’s success, and meet the passionate teachers of this environmental movement. Experts share simple ways to help Florida by starting in your own yard. Along the way experience the thrill and excitement of Florida’s most-watched yard series!

The one-hour Flip My Florida Yard 30th Anniversary Special will air on PBS stations during the summer. Tune in to catch it.

Homeowner Webinar Series

Discover the science behind the FFL program's nine principles in the program's free Homeower's Webinar Series.

Organic Pesticide Safety 

June 20 11:00 a.m.


Turf Update

July 18 11:00 a.m.


After the Storm Tree Care 

August 15 11:00 a.m.


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