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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

Contact Us


Master Gardener Plant Hotline

Commercial Horticulture - Bill Schall, Plant Nurseries, Insects
Phone: 561-233-1719
Fax: 561-233-1768

Environmental Horticulture Extension Agent - Laurie Albrecht
Phone: 561-233-1748
Fax: 561-233-1782

Horticulture Secretary - Ethel Scott
Phone: 561-233-1725
Phone: 561-242-7608
E-Fax: (561)242-7008

Mounts Botanical Garden
Phone: 561-233-1757
Fax:: 561-233-1723