There have been some changes on the Polk County Florida-Friendly Landscaping website. We hope they help serve you better!
On the homepage, center column, you will find a list of our clientele. Here is what you will find if you click on the links.
- Listing of the services that we offer and links to other helpful resources.
- List of services that we offer to realtors, developers, builders, property managers, community managers, HOA boards and landscape contractors. We provide links to any ordinances and regulations that may affect the landscapes under your care. We also have provided helpful tools to educate your employees, change community by-laws and more.
- We have an extensive list of publications available at UF/IFAS Extension. We have selected a variety of publications that will help new residents to Polk County (and to Florida) get used to gardening and landscaping in the area. You can download the publications or request a cd or hardcopy of the New Resident Packet. If you are a realtor we would be happy to provide you with a supply of cds or packets--just let us know!
- Do you have questions about the Florida-Friendly Landscaping program? What exactly is the program and how can you maintain a Florida-Friendly yard? Are there any local restrictions or ordinances that may impact you? We answer these questions and more!
As usual, don't forget to check our calendar of events for upcoming programs, our online workshops for continued education, demonstration gardens for a list of gardens and links to their plant lists, the plant guide for a list of plants that work well in Polk County, and our fact sheets to offer you more assistance on specific topics. The links to our social media sites on on the top right of our homepage and will provide you with up-to-date information, plant photographs and videos. Enjoy!