Use porous material for walkways and patios to prevent wasteful runoff and keep water in your yard.
Group plants with the same watering needs together to avoid overwatering some while underwatering others.
Choose the right Arizona-friendly plants and watch them thrive in our desert environment.
Reduce the amount of lawn in your yard by planting shrubs and ground covers appropriate to your site and…
Plant species native to your region.
Plant in the spring and fall, when the watering requirements are lower.
When sprucing up your front or backyard, consider xeriscaping. This landscape method uses low-water-use plants to limit your…
Consider attending a landscape class hosted by a water provider. Most workshops occur in the spring and fall.
Avoid planting grass in areas that are hard to water, such as steep inclines and isolated strips along…
Leave lower branches on trees and shrubs and allow leaf litter to accumulate on the soil. This keeps…
Start a compost pile. Using compost in your garden or flower beds adds water-holding organic matter to the…
Use a layer of organic mulch on the surface of your planting beds to minimize weed growth that competes for…