Sustainable Landscaping

What is sustainable landscaping?

Perry Apple TreeOur definition of sustainable landscaping is a lush, beautiful and productive garden. A garden that is fed primarily by secondary water – greywater (recycled household water from washing machines, showers and bathroom sinks) and rainwater stored in the ground and harvested from the roof reduces the use of drinking water as an irrigation source. Growing food during drought conditions is possible when using secondary water!

We envision our Solano County neighborhoods green with trees and plants that provide shade, food, and habitat for other wildlife that supports diverse ecosystems.

LANDSCAPE PROFESSIONALS

We have lots of resources and information for Landscape Professionals in Solano County and beyond, and are interested in your input and experience. Or join our database of landscapers.

GENERAL PUBLIC

Get educated about creating your own sustainable landscape, see demonstration gardens throughout the county, or find a sustainable landscape professional to help you.

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Upcoming Events

Jul
28
Sat
10:00 am “No Water, No Life. Know Water, ... @ Mission Solano
“No Water, No Life. Know Water, ... @ Mission Solano
Jul 28 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
"No Water, No Life. Know Water, Know Life." @ Mission Solano
Water is the most precious resource for all life on Earth. Yet, on a planet where 70% of its surface is covered with water, access to freshwater has become a growing concern in many places[...]
10:00 am Summer Fruit Tree Care Workshop ... @ (Private Fairfield Residence)
Summer Fruit Tree Care Workshop ... @ (Private Fairfield Residence)
Jul 28 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Summer Fruit Tree Care Workshop at "Mom's Delight" Demonstration Food Forest @ (Private Fairfield Residence)
Join Sterling Smith for a workshop on summer care of deciduous fruit trees (apples, peaches, pears, apricots, plums, etc.). Topics to be covered include summer pruning, fertility, irrigation, best pest control practice for summer and[...]
Jul
31
Tue
6:30 pm Symphony of the Soil (film scree... @ Vacaville Public Library Cultural Center
Symphony of the Soil (film scree... @ Vacaville Public Library Cultural Center
Jul 31 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Symphony of the Soil (film screening) @ Vacaville Public Library Cultural Center
Symphony of the Soil explores the complexity and mystery of soil. Filmed on four continents and sharing the voices of some of the world’s most esteemed soil scientists, farmers and activists, the film portrays soil as a[...]