The Sonoma-Marin Saving Water Partnership is now offering a free water smart plant labeling program to local nurseries. The water smart plant label is intended to highlight low water use plants to nursery customers and to promote sustainable landscaping practices in Sonoma and Marin counties.
About half of water use in Sonoma and Marin counties is used to irrigate landscapes. Save water by choosing water smart plants. Water smart plants are:
- Adapted to our summer dry climate.
- Need 70% to 90% less water than turf.
Look for water smart plant signs and tags at the local plant nurseries listed below. Research water smart plants on the Water Smart Plant Guide.
Local Water Smart Plant Nurseries
- Bennett Valley Gardens, Santa Rosa
- California Flora Nursery, Fulton
- Chase Ace Hardware, Garden & Gift Emporium, San Rafael
- Emerisa Gardens, Santa Rosa
- Friedman’s Home Improvement, Petaluma
- Garrett Ace Hardware, Healdsburg and Windsor
- Greenpoint Nursery, Novato
- Harmony Farm Supply & Nursery, Sebastopol
- Jail Industries Plant Nursery, Santa Rosa
- Mostly Natives Nursery, Point Reyes Station
- Prickett’s Nursery, Healdsburg and Santa Rosa
- Santa Rosa Junior College, Santa Rosa
- Willowside Middle School Nursery, Santa Rosa