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Sustainable Landscapes

Landscape and Garden Irrigation account for more than 50% of the average annual Nipomo household water bill and, in the summertime, it can increase even more!

One common mistake is to overwater, which is simply money down the drain. By closely monitoring your water use, and following some simple actions Nipomo residents can save money, and save water. To learn more, click on the .pdf file below (requires Adobe reader).

Low Water Use Landscape Tips

SLO water wise landscaping

For more information and tips visit the San Luis Obispo County Water Wise Landscaping website at http://slowaterwiselandscaping.com

To calculate your estimated indoor and outdoor water use – go to www.h2ouse.org

You can also access a wealth of free information regarding gardening and landscaping in SLO County, by accessing the UC Cooperative Extension Master Gardener program at (805) 781-5939 (limited hours) or on the web at: http://groups.ucanr.org/slomg/documents.htm

In addition to the general information offered, the Master Gardener Program offers free consultation to SLO County residents regarding pests or other garden problems.