The Florida-Friendly Makeover of the Lakewood Ranch Community's Roadside Green Areas

(Read accompanying article in the April edition of "The Neighborhood Gardener")

Lakewood Ranch roadside before makeover

Roadside in Lakewood Ranch before Florida-Friendly makeover. Note the worn turfgrass.

Lakewood Ranch roadside after makeover

Same roadside area in Lakewood Ranch after the Florida-Friendly makeover. There's now less turfgrass, and what remains is a more drought-resistant type, Empire Zoysia.

Lakewood Ranch roadside a year later

Same roadside area of Lakewood Ranch, a year after the Florida-Friendly Makeover.

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