G3 SD Final CoverThe Sustainable Landscapes Program partners have produced a comprehensive, 71-page color guide entitled San Diego Sustainable Landscape Guidelines which details best practices and recommendations for a watershed approach to landscaping. Core concepts are organized into the following chapters:

Introduction

The watershed approach and how to use the book.

Place

What makes the San Diego region unique, climate zones and treating your property as a mini-watershed.

Soil

The soil food web and techniques for improving your site’s soil.

Plants

Climate-appropriate plants and hydrozoning.

Water

How to use rainwater as a resource, and efficient irrigation.

Project

Useful details to help you get started.