Landscaping Workshop

New Resident Florida Friendly Landscaping Workshop

The New Resident Florida Friendly Landscaping Workshop is a FREE workshop provided for residents of The Villages. The workshop emphasizes basic irrigation maintenance, fertilization, pest control and other landscape practices.

The workshop includes:

  • Operating and Programming your Irrigation Controller
  • Irrigation Maintenance
    • Sprays and Rotors
    • Cleaning Filters
    • Inspection Checklist
  • Rain Sensors
    • How they work
    • How often to check them
    • How to inspect them
  • Instruction Steps for Calibrating your Irrigation System
  • Principles of Florida Friendly Landscaping
    • Selecting the right plant and the right place
  • Florida Friendly Plants
  • Fertilization
  • Pest Control

The workshop is typically held on the third Tuesday of the month from 9 – 11 AM at Colony Cottage and 1 - 3pm at Rohan Regional Recreation Center. For information on this workshop, please call 352-569-6862.

The workshop is a service of :