Oregon State University Extension Service offers several educational outreach programs to local communities in the state of Oregon. Part of the extension programs mission is to share research-based knowledge with individuals to improve the quality of their lives. They create partnerships with businesses, youth, foresters and community leaders. One of their many great programs is to help homeowners create water efficient gardens.
WaterWise Gardening utilizes plants that thrive on little to no water in a landscape, saving our natural resources and saving you money by reducing the costs associated with watering requirements. The WaterWise Gardening page has many resources where you will find water-efficient garden design techniques, lists of WaterWise plants and everything you need to get started gardening wiser. These effcient plants can save you gallons of water every year! Click here to read how.