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Florida Friendly Landscaping
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Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ Program

Florida Friendly Landscaping
psst it's exactly the same logo

Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ Program

Local Government


Across Florida, local governments aim to design and maintain community spaces and landscapes that meet the needs of their community members. To do so, the look and functionality of the space must be considered alongside the environmental impact and cost effectiveness of the landscape’s management strategies.

The Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ Program has staff and resources available to help local governments create vibrant communities and protect the environment with sustainable landscape and green infrastructure design techniques.

Landscape Design and Maintenance

Landscapes that are designed and maintained according to the 9 Florida-Friendly Landscaping ™ Principles will be better able to serve their community. Continue through these resources or contact a Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ UF/IFAS Extension Agent near you for guidance.

Green Infrastructure

Managing stormwater runoff at a community level can require an engineered solution. Green infrastructure (GI) also known as Low Impact Development (LID) is a cost-effective, resilient approach to managing wet weather impacts that provides many community benefits. FFL offers a variety of resources for Green Stormwater Infrastructure. The Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s Green Stormwater Infrastructure website has more information on getting started, technical guidance, and funding opportunities.