plants in the garden along a walking path

2023 Eco-Friendly Garden Tour

The Eco-Friendly Garden Tour is a public outreach and education program that promotes sustainable landscaping practices by showcasing inspiring gardens throughout Sonoma and Marin counties. The Tour highlights Russian River-Friendly and Bay-Friendly landscaping best practices, and supports Qualified Water Efficient Landscaper certified professionals by featuring their personal or client’s gardens.

The 2023 Eco-Friendly Garden Tour will be held in-person on Saturday, May 13th from 10am – 4pm. The Eco-Friendly Garden Tour is FREE, but Registration is required.


The Partnership was formed to identify and recommend implementation of water use efficiency projects, and maximize the cost effectiveness of water-use efficiency programs in our region.

We are Proud EPA WaterSense Partners

Partnership Achievements


square feet of lawn removed via cash for grass/mulch madness during 2022


gallons of water saved through sustained reduction each year


gallons of rainwater harvesting capacity added during 2022


students reached at community outreach events each year

The Sonoma-Marin Saving Water Partnership represents 13 water utilities in Sonoma and Marin counties that have joined together to provide regional solutions for water use efficiency. Learn more about our achievements in our Annual Report.