Extension & Outreach

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The Center can help Florida's builders and Green Industry use Florida-Friendly landscape practices to ensure the preservation of Florida's natural beauty and wealth for generations to come.

Center faculty and staff provide research-based, non-biased landscape industry resources and training in areas like:

  • Fertilizer and irrigation standards
  • Best practices for the design and management of residential landscapes with Low Impact Development strategies
  • Plant selection and landscape design methodologies that minimize environmental impacts of pest management
  • Best management practices for lot, neighborhood, and watershed stormwater management

Training Spotlight

Continuing Education Courses in Florida-Friendly Landscaping™

These three one-hour classes give a deeper understanding of the Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ Program (FFL).

Cultivating Community Change: Certificate Program in Social Marketing

Social marketing is a proven behavior-change strategy that applies traditional marketing principles to behavior change that benefits a community and its residents.This 8-12 hour, self-paced online certificate program was designed to provide an overview of this strategy as applied to Extension and outreach programming.