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Florida Landscaping

Design ideas for residential landscapes in Jacksonville, Orlando, Miami & more

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Coastal Landscape Design

Use this design sheet to help you create the perfect coastal landscape. You'll get ideas for color, décor, materials, plants and fabric. It is a great starting point for any Florida landscaping project.

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Zen Backyard

A Florida home’s outdoor spaces get a lush, tropical makeover

Key West Hideaway

A winter retreat complete with a pool and tropical garden

Luxurious Outdoor Kitchen

A Louisiana outdoor kitchen built to withstand a hurricane

Harbor Front Landscape

A South Carolina home gets a luxury outdoor living space

Florida's miles of coastline and warm weather draw tourists from around the world. Those who live in the Sunshine State have the opportunity to grow magnificent gardens and create wonderful outdoor living spaces. Landscaping your home will not only increase your property value, but also your quality of life. Imagine being able to spend time with friends and family in your own backyard retreat. Popular outdoor living elements include pools, kitchens, and fire features. Florida yards are often landscaped in a tropical style, with palm trees and hammocks creating a resort look. Landscaping concerns specific to Florida include humidity, bugs and hurricanes.

Get these tipsIn this section, you'll find landscaping tips on:

  • What plants to include in a tropical garden
  • How to create a zen garden
  • Incorporating Japanese water features
  • Installing gas tiki torches
  • Remodeling an existing pool
  • Adding shade to your backyard with a palapa
  • What plants to include in a modern garden design
  • Patio furniture selection
  • Choosing paving materials for a contemporary landscape
  • The principles of sustainable landscaping
  • How to create a low-maintenance garden
  • Using recycled items in your landscape
  • Planting ornamental grasses
  • Reducing run-off pollution with permeable paving
  • Getting rid of your lawn
  • Dealing with surface water that won't drain
  • Selecting trees for Florida wetland properties
  • Building a covered outdoor kitchen that will withstand hurricane winds
  • Designing a luxurious outdoor living room with a fireplace
  • Selecting materials that will tolerate humidity
  • Installing a tv and sound system outdoors
  • Vanishing edge swimming pools
  • Adding a mosaic image on the bottom of your pool
  • Creating a strong sense of arrival for your home's front yard
  • Building roofed structures that will block rain

When it comes to landscaping, the sky's the limit. Decide how you want to use your garden and go from there. A Florida landscape professional can help turn your dreams into a reality.

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