Long Beach Lawn to Garden

See 30 Drought-Tolerant Gardens on the 2016 Lawn-to-Gaden Tour

The Long Beach Lawn-to-Garden Program has converted almost 2 million square feet of residential and commercial turf to drought tolerant landscapes. The Long Beach Lawn-to-Garden Program has converted almost 2 million square feet of residential and commercial turf to drought tolerant landscapes. Come celebrate Long Beach Water Department’s free Fifth Annual Lawn-to-Garden (L2G) Tour May 14, 2016 showcasing 30 beautiful Long Beach homes that have participated in the City’s Lawn-to-Garden program.

Loss of Funding Reduces Rebates For Lawn-to-Garden Program

The Long Beach Lawn-to-Garden Program has converted almost 2 million square feet of residential and commercial turf to drought tolerant landscapes. The Long Beach Lawn-to-Garden Program has converted almost 2 million square feet of residential and commercial turf to drought tolerant landscapes. Thursday, the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California announced that its $450 million budget for turf removal rebates has been exhausted and will no longer fund turf removal projects.

Water Department Increases Grass Removal Rebates

grass-removal-rebates Last Thursday, the Long Beach Board of Water Commissioners voted to increase the amount of funding that Long Beach residents and businesses are eligible to receive for replacing their grass lawns with drought-tolerant landscapes through the Long Beach Water Department’s Lawn to Garden (L2G) Program.

LB Has Most Successful Turf Removal Program in the State

lawn to garden program Long Beach residents have now eliminated nearly 500,000 square feet of grass from their front yards through the Lawn to Garden Program. The City of Long Beach celebrated today a new milestone for its popular turf removal program.  

Author Nate Downey Noted Rainwater Harvesting Expert to Speak at Main Library

Nate Downey Nate Downey “Every drop of rain is an opportunity, every storm a resource” ~ Nate Downey If we want thriving landscapes, abundant food, strong communities, and sustainable economies, we can start by treasuring the rain.

Greywater For Your Garden, Long Beach Unveils ‘Laundry to Landscape’ Pilot Program

City of Long Beach Unveils ‘Laundry to Landscape’ Pilot Program Photo by claude estèbe On Tuesday, the City of Long Beach unveiled a pilot program for residents to conserve resources by using water from their washing machines in backyard irrigation systems for trees, shrubs and gardens.

Gone in 60 Minutes! Overwhelming demand for Landscape rebates in Long Beach

landscape rebates long beach Lawn to Garden rebates completely allocated on first day. Water Department will offer a second round of landscaping rebates as early as October. On April 7, at 8 a.m., the Long Beach Water Department began accepting applications from residents and businesses for its Lawn to Garden program which offers rebates of up to $2,500.

Rebates for redesigns: Homeowners installing drought-tolerant gardens may earn extra green

low water garden rebates On April 7, the Long Beach Water Department (LBWD) will begin accepting applications from Long Beach residents and businesses for rebates worth as much as $2,500 for the purpose of replacing water-intensive grass lawns with drought-tolerant landscapes.

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