Benefits

Great Looks with Great Benefits

Water-wise landscapes balance attractive design with plants and landscape elements that can have a positive impact on our environment.

Reduced Water Use

By far, outdoor irrigation contributes to the greatest amount of discretionary water use in the Tampa Bay area — up to 50 percent in some instances. With a number like that, using the right irrigation techniques and technologies can save significant amounts of water. Water-Wise landscapes rely on natural rainfall or use water-thrifty microirrigation, hand watering, or properly calibrated irrigation systems. To learn more about efficient irrigation techniques, click here.

Minimal Maintenance

Environmental Protection

Becoming Water-Wise


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