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Growing Up Florida-Friendly

Now available through the UF/IFAS Extension Bookstore

Growing Up Florida-Friendly: A Kid’s Guide to the 9 Principles of Florida-Friendly LandscapingTM.

By Kim Pepitone Cottrell
Illustrated by Evelyn Lavaughn Davis

This colorful, easy-to-read book is the perfect way to introduce youth to the nine principles of Florida-Friendly LandscapingTM. Follow the travels of “Miss Flory” and FFL Kids Harriet and Russell as they learn to create vibrant, sustainable landscapes through efficient water use, mulching, distinguishing good bugs from bad bugs, recycling waste and other important FFL practices. Written and illustrated by Florida Master Gardener Volunteers, this delightful book can be shared by children and adults, in the classroom and at home

If you are interested in using this book in the classroom or in your home visit http://ifasbooks.ifas.ufl.edu/p-1538-growing-up-florida-friendly.aspx to order yours today.