1. We've Added Three More Examples of Beautiful Local 'Lawn To Garden' Conversions

    We've added three more homes to our photo page of successful water-saving 'Lawn to Garden' projects within the District, including a spectacular yard in Clayton and our first from Pittsburg. We have 36 different homes on the page, with many more to come.
  2. Our Car Wash Coupons Help You Save Water and Money

    Take a look at our car wash coupons. Print these coupons for discounts at eight local car washes that help you save money and save water. All the car washes listed recycle their water. Additional Info...
  3. New Videos Show You How to 'Lose A Lawn & Get A Garden'

    CCWD teamed up with the Ruth Bancroft Garden to produce two new videos that show you how to lose your lawn and gain a garden. They take you through all the steps, show how it's done, and get a rebate! Take a look! Take a look
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  1. August 22

    Firescaping: Planting Against Fire This workshop is presented by RESCAPE California. Understanding how fire operates is the first step in preventing fires from starting in the first place, and if they do, minimizing the damage to property and loved ones! We will look at why fire is such a hot (haha) topic – where it comes from, how it operates, and what feeds it. In understanding fire’s preferences, we can make better decisions in the landscape’s design, management, and maintenance practices to keep people, wildlife, and o...
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  2. September 9

    UC Master Gardener Program 'Fall For Plants!' Workshop & Sale A garden doesn’t need lots of water, fertilizers or pesticides to be beautiful, interesting, and easy to maintain. Attend our Fall for Plants Workshop to learn sustainable gardening techniques that will help you achieve satisfying and beautiful results in your own landscape. And while you're there, be sure to check out the accompanying plant sale with a great selection of climate-friendly plants.
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  3. September 13

    Irrigation Assessment: A much-needed skill and business opportunity Thousands of existing irrigation systems in California that waste water and/or water plants incorrectly need your help. You don’t have to be an irrigation expert to make observations and recommendations for repairs and upgrades. Join us in this two-part classroom/field workshop, and come away with the skills and resources to either add irrigation assessment to your services, or strengthen your existing practice.
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