In an effort to help our community use resources wisely, we have included a number of publications and links to UCCE websites that are focused on watering efficiently in the landscpape. The best place to start is choosing the right plants for the right place. We have developed a plant list that can help get you started. We have also included a link to Firewise Landscaping.
WaterWise Plant List for Foothills
Tips for Water Efficiency
Landscape Water Management - UC Center for Landscape & Urban Horticulture: (Includes how to estimate plant water needs)
7 tips for landscape survival during drought - UC Davis Arboretum:
Firewise Landscaping - Fire Safe Council of Nevada County: