City of Key Colony Beach Official City Website

May/June 2021 Beautification Award

Congratulations Homeowner Peter Morris for your beautiful landscaping in KCB.

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GET INVOLVED!

Volunteers needed for all seasons. Contact the KCB Beauts for info or join our monthly meetings, second Tuesday every month at 10:00am.

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Learn how to make your landscape Florida Friendly

You don't have to be an expert gardener or landscaper to create a Florida-friendly yard.  All it takes is a willingness to learn and a desire to build a beautiful yard that helps protect Florida's environment.  Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ (FFL) means using low-maintenance plants and environmentally sustainable practices.  Learn how you can have a beautiful landscape that could save you time, energy and money while protecting our future.

  • Reduced use of water, fertilizer, and pesticides, which saves money
  • Property selected and maintained plants thrive
  • Provides habitats for birds, butterflies, and other wildlife
  • Helps keep nutrient pollution out of our water
  • Can be designed for low maintenance
  • Aesthetically please while protecting the environment

RESOURCES!

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The Florida Friendly Landscaping™ Guide to Plant Selection & Landscaping Design

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The Florida Yards & Neighborhoods Handbook

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Monroe County Plant Clinics

UF/IFAS, Monroe County Extension Service offers free plant clinics.
Master Gardener Volunteers will be onsite at regional plant clinics to
help assist with plant identification, disease diagnosis, insect
identifications/problems, and other services related to diagnosing
gardening and/or landscape problems.

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The Florida Friendly Plant Database

Includes a list of recommended trees, palms, shrubs, flowers,
groundcovers, grasses and vines developed by UF/IFAS horticulture experts.
Find over 280 plants, trees and shrubs that are “Florida Friendy” for
our Key Colony Beach neighborhood

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Florida Gardening Solutions Infographics

Bright and colorful printable posters to guide you through and entire
year of gardening. Each advises what's in bloom and what to plant.