We all know fresh, clean water is a precious and scarce resource. But what can one person do? Plenty! Choose among these many options for action–you are sure to find several that suit your lifestyle and home landscape. Many individual actions build upon each other, to create a community that is resilient to California’s recurring droughts:
10 Plus! Water Saving Tips: You may have seen some of these before, but have you done them ALL?
Plant List for Green Gardening with Less Water: Our favorites for East Bay landscapes, with a handy chart of color, size, growing conditions, and as a bonus most attract birds and butterflies.
Low Water Gardening Resources: Where to find plants, water-conserving irrigation supplies, and additional information.
Sheet Mulching Basics: A low cost and environmentally friendly way to convert a lawn or other high water landscape.
Rainwater Harvesting Garden: You can catch your own rain to use in your garden, and help our creeks at the same time by reducing peak flows.