Lee County Extension
Florida Yards and Neighborhoods
Right Plant, Right Place


Right Plant, Right Place

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4 Landscape does not contain invasive plants not recommended for the region by the current IFAS Click Here for an Assessment Form 32
3 Low maintenance plants (requiring minimal watering, fertilizing, pruning, etc.) predominate in the yard. 32
3 Plants are grouped according to their water and maintenance needs and suited to the site’s conditions. 41
2 Lawn is maintained for specific uses only (e.g. for children, pets, recreation, swales, right of way areas, etc.). 33
1 Trees and shrubs are positioned to improve your home’s heating and cooling capacity. 30
1 Plants and plant placement are chosen to account for seasonal storms. 30

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