FNPS - UF Native Plant Landscape Designs

Updated Designs

Following are examples of native plant landscape designs for residential lots typical of those found in The Villages, Florida.  This project was led by Steve Turnipseed, funded by FNPS-The Villages Chapter and executed under the direction of Dr. Gail Hansen at the University of Florida, Center for Landscape Conservation and Ecology.   All of these designs have neat and clean appearances which are appropriate for deed-restricted communities, utilize plants that are native to Florida and provide alternatives to turf-dominated landscapes common in HOAs.  The designs and plant lists are public domain and are available for download.  Please provide credit to FNPS and UF when the designs are used.

Three Lots, Two Concept Designs for Each

Download files in CAD format. To view these files you need software (Autocad 2018) capable of reading .dwg format.

Note: While efforts have been taken to align these designs with current Community Standards rules, currently homeowner landscapes must receive approval from the Architectural Review Committee before implementation.

Landscape design students from the University of Florida Landscape program create Florida native plant landscapes for typical lots in The Villages. 

Landscape Design Participants

Gail Hansen, PhD   Associate Professor, Sustainable Landscape Design
Link to her profile:  http://clce.ifas.ufl.edu/faculty/hansen.html

(not in photo) Graduate Student designer / assistants who created the CAD drawings:  Jen Marvin, MLA and Kelly Perez, MLA

Undergraduate students that created the first version of the landscape designs as course projects:
Brooke Bedford, Paula Brito, Sophia Gibaldi, William West, Jiang Zheng

Lloyd SingletonLloyd Singleton: Extension Agent, Florida-Friendly LandscapingTM
Link to his profile:  http://clce.ifas.ufl.edu/faculty/singleton.html



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