Marin Master Gardeners
University of California
Marin Master Gardeners

Drought Tips

Check with your local Water District for the latest news and recommendations on ways to save water.  Visit the Marin Municipal Water District or North Marin Water District websites for more information.  Consider having a Marin-Friendly Garden Walk for free water-wise gardening tips - request a garden walk online here.

Check out these resources for water conservation for the home and garden:

General tips:

Edibles tips:

Landscape tips:

New Conservation Regulations Now In Effect

Please note that under state and district water conservation regulations, the following are prohibited:

  • NEW: Irrigating between 9 a.m. - 7 p.m., except for system testing and repair
  • NEW: Using a hose without a shutoff nozzle
  • Allowing irrigation water to runoff or overspray the irrigated area
  • Hosing down sidewalks, driveways, and other hard-surfaced areas
  • Non-recirculating decorative fountains

Learn more on MMWD's Drought Information page. Thank you for your cooperation!

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