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Thank you for visiting the LADWP’s California Friendly Landscaping website. This website explains how to design and install California friendly landscaping, irrigation methods and equipment that will help you to water your landscape more efficiently, and suggestions on how to easily and effectively maintain your garden.

To get the latest information on rebates, current watering restrictions and water conservation programs, please click here to be directed to the LADWP website.

Landscaping Workshop:

Sign up today for one of our California Friendly Landscaping Trainings here. Workshops are held twice a month. Click here to review the latest schedule of classes.

Sustainable Gardening Tips:

Soils and Compost:

Practice grass-cycling by leaving short grass clippings on lawns after mowing, so that nutrients and organic matter are returned to the soil.

Integrated Pest Management:

Drip and other smart irrigation delivers water directly to roots, allowing no excess water for weeds.

Water Saving Tips:

Mulching and adding compost to soil can minimize evaporation and help soil absorb and store water.