Maintenance with Florida-Friendly Landscaping™

Activity Details

$25.00
Continuing Education
Any time

Contact Information

352-273-4518
University of Florida
113 Mehrhof Hall
Gainesville, Florida 32611

This course was designed for people who want to learn more about how to maintain healthy landscapes that use a minimum of water, fertilizer, and pesticides by following the Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ Program's nine principles. These include identifying landscape conditions for locating plants, recognizing UF/IFAS recommended practices for irrigation, fertilization and pest management, identifying ways to reduce nonpoint source pollution caused by landscaping practices, and understanding the benefits these practices bring to your communities.

This course qualifies for one continuing education credit (CEU) for Landscape Architects and Community Association Managers.

Continuing Education Credits

This course is eligible for 1 continuing education credit for Landscape Architects and Community Association Managers

  • Landscape Architecture “Optional” category.
  • Community Association Manager “Operation of the Community Association’s Physical Property” category.
Course Description

This course consists of nine short videos, a short reading, and a course test. You must score at least 75% on the course test to earn your certificate of completion. Information about how to view and print your certificate of completion will be available after you've passed the course test and submitted the course survey.

Objectives

At the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Define factors to put the “Right Plant” for the “Right Place”.
  • Distinguish when and how to irrigate to reduce water use and nonpoint source pollution.
  • Recognize fertilization practices that reduce nonpoint source pollution.
  • Define and incorporate Integrated Pest Management into pest management practices.
  • Identify FFL appropriate mulching, mowing, and pruning practices.
  • Recognize how to protect the waterfront from nonpoint source pollution caused by landscaping practices.

Once you complete the course, please print your certificate: https://reg.distance.ufl.edu/reg/Certificates for your records.