Metropolitan Water District Launches California Friendly Garden of the Month Videos on

Published : Wednesday, June 28, 2017 | 2:17 PM

To help showcase how California Friendly™ plants beautify homes and businesses, the Metropolitan Water District has unveiled a new monthly video featuring different types of watersaving garden on the agency’s water conservation webpage,

The two-minute videos will showcase a specific plant each month to educate gardeners across the region that being California Friendly can be easy and beautifying. California Friendly describes native and non-native plants that use less water, require minimal maintenance and can
better withstand drought conditions.

The Southland’s micro-climates offer unique options for homeowners, business, companies and public agencies to create beautiful, water-saving gardens that enhance wildlife habitat, conserve water and help lower landscaping costs. Different plants are adapted to thrive in different locations. Choosing the right, climate-appropriate plants in coastal, inland valley, desert and mountain areas for any garden will ensure a successful outcome.

Visit to watch the monthly video and for more gardening tips and water-saving ideas. You also can follow us on our social media using @mwdh2o.

The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is a state-established cooperative of 26 cities and water agencies serving nearly 19 million people in six counties. The district imports water from the Colorado River and Northern California to supplement local supplies, and helps its members to develop increased water conservation, recycling, storage and other resource-management programs.





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