Inspiration and Plant Information

Inspiration and Plant Information

Looking for a little inspiration for your landscape? Or a step-by-step guide to removing your lawn? Or that name of the plant you need to add to your landscape?

Look no further – we’ve got you covered. Click on the buttons below to find the resources you need to help you achieve a colorful and sustainable and water-wise landscape.

Plant Resources

SCV’s Hottest Plant Guide

We’ll let you in on a little secret – the 30 hottest plants of the SCV! These plants thrive through the hottest summers and survive the coldest winter nights. They’re attractive, available at your local nursery, drought-tolerant once established, and easy to maintain over the long-term. Not to mention, they don’t mind our clay soil! Click here to view the SCV’s Hottest Plant Guide


Santa Clarita Gardens

For a comprehensive list of perennials, groundcovers, shrubs, ornamental grasses and trees, visit Santa Clarita Gardens 

Self-Guided Landscapes Tour

Welcome to SCV Water’s Self-Guided Landscapes Tour!

The purpose of this tour is to educate and inspire you to change your landscape and improve your irrigation practices by installing beautiful, drought-tolerant and low-maintenance alternatives.

By showcasing different landscape designs and plant options, you’ll learn there are numerous ways to save water and make your landscape drought-tolerant.

Inspirational Landscapes 



Steps to Replace Your Lawn

Many residents are taking steps to ditch the lawn and replace it with beautiful drought tolerant and low maintenance alternatives. Find out more



Looking For Gardening Tips?

Check out the Southern California landscape and gardening tips our friends at Better Homes & Gardens for Southern California landscape gardening tips.