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Florida Yards & Neighborhoods


Environmental Horticulture


9 Landscaping Principles


Florida Yards and Neighborhoods emphasize 9 major principles to create and maintain beautiful landscapes and reduce stormwater runoff. By following these nine major landscaping principles you can save time, money and keep Florida clean and green for generations to come.

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



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Phone: 561-233-1750