Helpful Tips and Tricks for Saving Water and Money

How to Water… To Save Water!

Tips for saving on your new irrigation system Plants native to Southern California will require less water to thrive and their natural beauty will enhance the look of your home. The care of your new landscape is now in your hands. How do you best care for your plants...

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Top 10 Drought Tolerant Flowers that Thrive in California

Plants that are native to California help provide an environment in which local birds, insects and wildlife can flourish. While you could take in a plant from a similar climate (like Australia) and watch it thrive, it will not promote a healthy habitat for all native...

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Benefits of a Drought Tolerant Landscape in San Diego

Weather in San Diego is close to perfect, according to the U.S. Weather Bureau. Although San Diego County is massive, with many regional microclimates, residents and businesses both inland and coastal can reap benefits from installing drought-tolerant landscapes. The...

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Benefits and Types of Drought-Tolerant Ground Cover Plants

Southern California is home to an incredible array of native plants. Homeowners are quickly catching on to the many benefits of replacing their turf lawns because with native plants homeowners report less water usage, increased financial savings, increased...

Top 10 Drought Tolerant Flowers that Thrive in California

Plants that are native to California help provide an environment in which local birds, insects and wildlife can flourish. While you could take in a plant from a similar climate (like Australia) and watch it thrive, it will not promote a healthy habitat for all native...

Ten Things About Drought-Tolerant Landscaping You Should Know

Droughts can wreak havoc on your garden, quickly turning your lush green landscape dry and barren. The solution is to replace it with a low-water landscape that's both practical and beautiful. Here are 10 things you should know about drought-tolerant landscaping....

Natural Weed Control & Soil Regeneration

Mulch – your first line of defense Your landscape was installed with a three-inch layer of mulch, or ground cover. There are several types of mulch: shredded, leaf, bark/wood chip, and hay or grass clippings. Mulch helps soil retain moisture, and protects it from...

Have Pets? Addressing Your Landscaping Concerns

Providing a safe place for pets to play and exercise is part of being a responsible pet owner. You know your dog’s behavior better than we do, so keep his or her personality in mind when designing your new landscape. Which Plants Can My Dog Chew On? Many southern...

How Our Unique Process Can Save You $1,500 or More on Landscaping

If you’re a San Diego homeowner, the drought may have you rethinking your current landscape. You may be tired of looking at your dry, brown lawn. Perhaps you want to use less water and save money in the process. A drought tolerant landscape is a great solution.   A...

How to Water… To Save Water!

Tips for saving on your new irrigation system Plants native to Southern California will require less water to thrive and their natural beauty will enhance the look of your home. The care of your new landscape is now in your hands. How do you best care for your plants...

Benefits of a Drought Tolerant Landscape in San Diego

Weather in San Diego is close to perfect, according to the U.S. Weather Bureau. Although San Diego County is massive, with many regional microclimates, residents and businesses both inland and coastal can reap benefits from installing drought-tolerant landscapes. The...

Prevent Unexpected Costs with Seamless Gutters

San Diego is a beautiful, sunny town, but it's certainly not immune to rain; in fact, San Diego averages just over 10 inches of rainfall per year. When the rain does come, make sure you and your home are both prepared for the worst. San Diego homeowners can take steps...

How to Take Care of Gutters (and Save Money in the Process)

Gutters are one of the first lines of defense for your home. They play a vital role in preventing water from pooling on your roof, seeping into cracks, and ultimately, making its way into your basement or foundation. San Diego homeowners, take note: a small amount of...

Gutters: Why They are So Important for Your Home

One of the most important features of your house is also one of the most overlooked: gutters. That’s probably because, when it rains, San Diego homeowners aren’t standing in the driveway checking out their gutters at work. Though you might not often see them in...

5 Easy Ways to Reuse Water From Rain Barrels

After years of severe drought, Californians know that saving water is good for both the planet and the pocketbook. One great way for San Diego homeowners to save water is by installing rain barrels. These eco-friendly containers can help you harvest every last drop of...

Financing for Energy, Land and Water Conservation Projects

Unless you have been living under a rock for the past several years, you are familiar with California's severe drought. Many Californians have taken a closer look at rocks, drought tolerant plants and trees, and other drought-resistant landscaping methods to both...

How to Reduce Your Water Utility Bill by up to 63%

Would you like to reduce your water bills? With the California drought, saving water (and saving money by saving water) is a priority for many San Diego homeowners, especially with the the most recent restrictions. Fortunately, you don’t need to rip out your lawn and...

What Rebate Money Is Still Available?

Feeling disappointed because you didn’t get the opportunity to save money through the Metropolitan Water District’s turf removal program? Take heart. There are still many ways to hold onto your hard-earned cash using other programs and rebates. Here at Plant Nativ,...

PACE: Making Home Energy & Water Efficiency Affordable

Looking to save money and make your home more water-efficient? Then you’ve come to the right place. As you may already know, replacing a landscape that uses a lot water with a water efficient one offers many benefits, such as being more environmentally friendly. Such positive outcomes are why San Diego homeowners are being offered the opportunity to upgrade their landscape to ones that use less water via Property Assessed Clean Energy financing…