We’re in the midst of a severe drought and our governor is calling on Californians to decrease water usage by fifteen percent. Some counties like Santa Clara County have issued local emergencies due to extreme drought conditions. Interested in ways to conserve water in the garden? San José Public Library offers ample resources on water-wise practices and drought-friendly planting for the garden.
Water-Wise Resources for Your Garden
Video: Water Conservation in Your Vegetable Garden
Valley Water held a virtual presentation for the San José Public Library community which offers a wealth of gardening water-conservation tips. They also mention that residents can apply for a landscape rebate by practicing low-water use and improving irrigation systems.
Additional items available through San José Public Library
- Press Reader: Magazines and newspaper articles.
- Book List: Drought tolerant plants and water-wise gardening.