May/June 2021 Beautification Award
Congratulations Homeowner Peter Morris for your beautiful landscaping in KCB.
Volunteers needed for all seasons. Contact the KCB Beauts for info or join our monthly meetings, second Tuesday every month at 10:00am.
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
The Florida Friendly Landscaping™ Guide to Plant Selection & Landscaping Design
The Florida Yards & Neighborhoods Handbook
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.
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
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.