Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ (FFL) promotes research-based sustainable landscaping practices that save water and protect our natural resources.
FFL's nine principles are not just for creating and maintaining aesthetically pleasing residential landscapes. They are also great for creating edible landscapes of herbs, vegetables and fruits. A sustainably grown “kitchen garden” landscape can complement your FFL yard and provide a healthy food source.
Florida’s generally mild climate lets you have an edible landscape almost year around. Creating an edible landscape need not be expensive or labor intensive. Even a modest container grown edible landscape can produce a bountiful harvest.
Edible landscapes are also a natural at attracting bees, butterflies, and other natural pollinators. In neighborhoods, sustainably grown community gardens are a great way for residents to connect with both nature and one another, inspiring each other as they work together to grow their own healthy food.
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