WaterSmart Landscape Resources

Here are some resources to help you make smart choices when designing a beautiful and climate-appropriate landscape that will thrive in our region. 

Slide Presentations
Four-Class Landscape Makeover Series
3-Hour Design for Homeowners Workshop
 
Landscape Guides
A Homeowner's Guide to a WaterSmart Landscape
WaterSmartSD.org
eGuide to a WaterSmart Lifestyle
 
Plot Plans
Plan Your Garden Project
 
Soil Analysis
Soil Drainage Test
Soil Texture Test
Soil Amendment
 
Compost and Mulch
Landscape Materials
Compost and Mulch Fact Sheet
Miramar Greenery
Agri Service, Inc.
 
Plants
Plant Palettes
Turf Types
Nifty 50 Plants for WaterSmart Landscapes
Sunset Climate Zones for San Diego
WaterSmart Landscaping in San Diego County
WUCOLS
(Water Use Characteristics of Landscape Species)
 
Local Botanic Gardens
The Water Conservation Garden
San Diego Botanic Garden
 
Turf Removal
Turf Removal Methods
SLP Incentive Program Requirements (DRAFT)
 
Irrigation
Irrigation System Overview
Sprinkler to Drip Retrofit Guide
Landscape Watering Calculator
EPA WaterSense Controller Guide