After years of below-average rainfall and low snowfall in California, most landscapers, gardeners, and homeowners are facing some type of mandatory or voluntary water conservation. The following tips will help you reduce the water used by lawns and landscapes you take care of and help your customers conserve water without having to replace their lawns and gardens.
Follow the five steps and you will have carried out a simple, common sense plan for lowering the amount of water needed in the landscape. Each step can reduce water needs by as much as 10 percent. The impact on the landscape becomes more severe with each step, so stop with the step that results in enough water savings to meet your goal.