Bridging the Divide: Ten Strategies for Homeowners and HOAs Working Together

Classroom A

This course reviews how Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ affects communities, how the FFL Program has worked with communities across the state to help them reduce their consumption of water, fertilizer and pesticide, and homeowner associations and strategies that homeowners and HOA board members can use when working together to install a Florida-Friendly landscape.


Florida DBPR Board of Landscape Architecture Course #0011030 Provider #0005337 1 optional CE

FNGLA: 1 CEU for FNGLA certified horticulture and landscape professionals.

ISA Certified Arborists: Certified Arborist: 1 | Municipal Specialist: 1 | BCMA – Management: 1 TW Climber Specialist: 1 | TW Aerial Lift Specialist: 1  


  • Frequently asked questions by communities and HOAs regarding Florida State Statute 373.185
  • Ways that the Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ Program has worked with communities to help them reduce water consumption, fertilizer and pesticide use
  • Recognition of the significant water savings realized by implementing Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ in communities
  • Ways that homeowners and HOAs can work together to achieve common goals
  • Easy first steps to converting to Florida-Friendly Landscaping™
  • Understanding HOA landscaping rules and regulations
  • Observing landscapes in the community and other Florida-friendly landscapes
  • Visual and written information to include in application processes
  • Importance of well written covenants
Communities Design Garden/Landscape ISA Cert Arborist LA CE credits