University of Florida

Yard Maintenance & Care

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In Florida, keeping your yard in good shape can be a challenge. Make your work more effective by choosing suitable plants and providing appropriate care. The results will be stunning.

Check out these topics for Florida-specific information about caring for your lawn and garden.


For more information about plants and grasses, see Types of Plants & Grasses. For information about organic lawn care, landscaping for wildlife, and other topics, see Sustainable Living: Lawn & Garden.

If you can't find the information you're looking for, check our A - Z Index, send us your questions--and tell us which county you live in--or contact your county Extension office.