Kick the water habit

Water is growing scarcer and we have to conserve, especially in our yards ― which can account for 70% of home water usage in the West’s driest regions. Here's how to lessen your water footprint, save cash, and have a beautiful yard

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kick the water habit

Getting started: Saving water in your yard  

Before stepping into your garden, first arm yourself with some facts, figures, and water-saving inspiration 

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Water-saving yard of the future

Imagine a less water-dependent future 

In this 21st-century backyard, the latest water-wise elements are in use

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Josiah Cain

Ask the water-saving experts

Water-systems expert Josiah Cain and landscape architect Christy Ten Eyck  share their water-saving knowledge and easy tips

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Check your sprinklers

Get cash back for saving water

Use our list of resources and get money back on your water-saving equipment and drought-tolerant plants 

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Water efficiently

5 simple water-saving steps

These tips will make your backyard use less water

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kick the water habit

Getting started: Saving water in your yard  

Before stepping into your garden, first arm yourself with some facts, figures, and water-saving inspiration 

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Baja Fairy Duster

5 superstar natives

These natives are tough and versatile, with low water needs and showy flowers 

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