Monthly Archives: December 2015

Community Foundation of Santa Cruz County

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    The community foundation demonstrates the ability to design an attractive landscape while maintaining values in water conservation and drought resilience.
  • Community Foundation Irrgation
    Drip irrigation allows for better precision with water management and can reduce water loss relative to sprinklers
  • Community Foundation Water Feature
    Rainfall drains into the permeable gravel allowing for more water to percolate into the soil.
  • Community Foundation Building
    The community foundation uses both drought tolerant trees and shrubs paired with mulch to reduce water loss from water hungry vegetation and evaporation from the soil.

Live Oak Garden

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    Rainwater is stored in the cistern and pumped to the clothes washer to wash laundry. The laundry greywater is then used for landscape irrigation.
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Watsonville Residential Garden

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Watsonville Fire Station #2

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