Landscape Suggestions

Landscaping water requirements represent over fifty percent of residential water needs. Homes and businesses have a great opportunity to save more of our limited local water supply by planting drought tolerant plants and installing and maintaining efficient irrigation systems.

Water Wise Gardening in Ventura County – This web-resource offers you a personalized database that you develop for your specific landscape needs. You can populate your database using the vast selection of plants and garden plans that will help you design a beautiful and drought tolerant landscape that is specifically designed for Ventura County. All the homes and plans depicted are from Ventura County. Plant lists include details on needs for sun and water and attributes such as butterfly or bird attraction.

Are you adjusting your irrigation controller at least twice a year?

An easy way to remember to adjust your irrigation controller sprinkler is to turn it back in the fall when you change your clock for daylight savings time and spring it forward in the spring. Also, take the time to see if all of your sprinkler heads are working properly. Look for broken, bent or sunken sprinkler heads and clogged nozzles.