What Is Xeriscaping?

Xeriscaping refers to a method of gardening in which a balanced landscape is created by using low water plants and water saving materials to capitalize on the benefits of an arid climate. Create a cohesive and balanced landscape and you could qualify for a rebate.


Turf Replacement Program

If you are a City of Modesto water customer, you might be eligible for a rebate if you convert your existing grass areas to qualifying drought landscape products or qualifying artificial turf products. You can receive as much as $1,250. Funding is limited and applications will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

In the typical California home, outdoor landscaping is the single largest use of water. It takes a lot of water to maintain grass, eliminating it will have a significant impact on your water usage. You can find more information about the turf replacement program here.

Reasons To Xeriscape

Xeriscaping is king due to its many benefits in arid climates. It is a concept that began in Colorado in an effort to conserve water and quickly spread throughout the Southeastern part of the country.

In addition to saving water, a xeriscaped yard is aesthetically pleasing. Also, weeds only grow in the spring so you don’t have to remove them all summer long. Your lush, green lawn looks beautiful and it is very low maintenance, there is no need to push a lawnmower around in the heat. But the greatest benefit of a xeriscaped lawn is the money you will save from not having to water your lawn all of the time. Give us a call and let’s talk about xeriscaping.