Reduced Water Use Can Go Hand-in-Hand with Beautiful Landscaping
Garden Sense Program – Suspended for the remainder of 2017
As a result of the wildfire disaster, the Garden Sense program is suspended for the remainder of 2017. You may still request a Garden Sense consultation, and you will be added to the list of requests for 2018. We will notify you via email in early 2018 as to when the Garden Sense program will resume.
Click Here to request a Garden Sense consultation, or call 707 565 3026.
is a free program offered by the Sonoma County Master Gardeners.
While visiting your garden, our Garden Sense Consultants will provide:
How-to information about converting your sprinklers to drip irrigation
Suggestions of low water-use plants that match your site conditions
A basic site-specific sketch that addresses your functional needs
An assessment of your existing irrigation
General information and tips to help make your garden more sustainable
Garden Sense Brochures
Did you know . . . .
A 1,000 square foot water-wise garden uses only 5,000 to 10,000 gallons of water per year, while a same-size lawn uses more than 22,000 gallons per year.
Do Your Part –
Russian River Drought Relief Program: Sonoma County Water Agency has just created a new incentive programs for eligible well users in the Russian River watershed. This program is intended to help those who are on a private well save water during this historic drought. The Turf Replacement Rebate Program is a rebate of $0.50/sq ft up to $250 for turf converted to low water use plants. A pre-inspection is required. This program is grant funded and time limited. See if you’re eligible at www.SonomaCountyWater.org/Drought.