SMWD Landscapes

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SMWD is committed to helping our customers create and enjoy climate-friendly landscapes – landscapes that are efficient when it comes to water, resources, and labor. Landscapes that are visually appealing and enhance your quality of life. Landscapes that accentuate your lifestyle and enrich our community.


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OC Plants Gallery: An Interactive Website

Features an interactive garden gallery and plant database to help you figure out how best to implement a sustainable landscape. Create your own plant list and find inspirational designs, beautiful plants, and landscape design assistance.

WaterWorks Garden Top 50 Plant List

Find the right plants to transform your landscape! We've done the heavy lifting of selecting great plants that thrive in our region with minimal maintenance. You can also visit our OC Plants website for a list of our favorite plants. 


SustainaBlue Landscapes Tour

View pictures, read descriptions, and learn more about the District's featured landscapes from 2017 and 2018.

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Landscape Designers

Design Plan                   Designer List

Find a landscape design professional to kick-off your project. The Association of Professional Landscape Designers (APLD) is a great place to start. Link up with our local Qualified Water Efficient Landscapers (QWEL) to help meet your irrigation efficiency goals.

Landscape Contractors

Contractor List          Installed Landscape

These contractors completed the SMWD Professional Contractor Training Course.

You can also find and select a CA Landscape Contractors Association (CLCA) licensed contractor at

SustainaBlue Landscapes eNewsletter

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We’ll provide you with information, resources, and tips related to landscape design, plants, and watering.