Establishing Waterwise Plants


Why Create a Waterwise Landscape?

  • Often, the design and operation of our landscapes is not well-planned, which can lead to wasteful water use.
  • Planning, preparing, and maintaining your landscape properly will result in a healthier use of water, with better performance, less pests and disease, and hardier plants overall.
  • Better landscaping techniques can reduce fertilizer, pesticide use, and the need for maintenance.
  • Using less water saves money.
  • Higher water consumption increases the demand for costly infrastructure. Water savings allow the deferral of infrastructure investments.
  • Reduced water use leaves more water in lakes, aquifers and streams to support our ecosystems.

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