Note: The deadline for Vallecitos' 2018 WaterSmart landscape contest has been extended until close of business on May 15, 2018.
To further encourage customers to reduce outdoor water use, Vallecitos participates in a regional "WaterSmart" landscape contest to award customers whose yards best exhibit the beauty of California-friendly, low-water gardening. Vallecitos' first place winner will receive a $250 gift certificate to a local nursery and recognition at a Vallecitos Board meeting.
Congratulations to the 2017 winners!
- 1st place -Cindy Jones
- 2nd place - Cheryl and Charles Newman
- 3rd place - Connie and Tom Nute
Click on the videos to view the award winning yards:
For more information or to enter this year's contest, click here. Deadline for submission for each year's contest is in April 30.
Need water-smart landscape ideas before the next landscape contest?
Visit the San Diego County Water Authority’s website for free landscape design templates that provide ideas and inspiration, particularly for do-it-yourselfers. Or, check out their 140 page eGuide to a WaterSmart Lifestyle for ideas such as how to design outdoor rooms and reconnect with your neighbors with a new front yard garden (starting on page 24).