Don’t Be Fooled by Unwise Water-Wise Plant Choices

April 21, 2015

California’s drought crisis is driving low-water landscaping: lawns are coming out, xeriscaping is going in. Fortunately, water agencies, nurseries, garden media and our friends at Save Our Water are all promoting drought-tolerant plant lists to guide purchasing decisions and reduce water usage.

Unfortunately, in this rush for water conservation, invasive plants are creeping onto some of these lists! Maybe you’ve already noticed…

Learn more and read our full guest blog. Then visit, a statewide water conservation program created in 2009 by the California Department of Water Resources and the California Association of Water Agencies.



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