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The Changing Landscape
New landscaping laws and growing consumer demand for low-impact and low-maintenance yards are changing the way developers and landscapers do business. Experience the stories of those that are embracing the changes and making it work to their advantage.
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A photo of a Wildrose owner Christine Collins. A Lawn Care Company Grows with
Florida-Friendly Landscaping

Wildrose Lawncare put a stake in the ground to become the Tampa-area expert in Florida-friendly landscaping. Today this woman-owned enterprise is thriving and growing while spreading the word about low-impact lawns and landscapes.
Link to the Wildrose Lawncare story
Photograph of head spring at Ichetucknee State Park. High Springs Embraces Low-impact
Development to Protect Springs

A north Florida town promotes Florida-friendly landscaping and low-impact development to protect area springs and the aquifer.
Link to the low-impact development story
Photograph of homes in the Willowbend community. Sarasota County Leads the Way to Sustainable Living
A water shortage spurred government, community and business leaders in Sarasota County to pursue sustainable development concepts. Today, it is home to model developments showcasing Florida-friendly yards and green-built homes.
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