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 and regional award ceremony.
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 8.
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).