Turf Replacement Program
Get $2 per square foot of lawn replaced with beautiful, water-saving California Friendly® and native plants.
Your California Friendly® Plants
Grows fast, not too tall (about one foot), and loves full sun
Grows six to eight feet tall and wide, makes an excellent patio border
Blue, lavender or white flowers bloom between May and August
Evergreen perennial that tolerates full sun but needs afternoon shade
Slightly scented, attracting butterfly friends. Makes a beautiful floral arrangement
Very low-maintenance – once established, requires virtually no care
Blooms beautiful reddish flowers, does well in container and rock gardens
Where to Find California Friendly® and Native Plants
We're California Friendly® Plants, we'll fill your garden with native and low-water use plants, perfectly suited to our mild winters and warm, dry summers. We are low maintenance, use little to no water, don’t need soil preparation or fertilizing, and even attract wildlife like birds and butterflies.
Meet your friends!
Rebate and Incentive Program Fact Sheets
California Friendly® Gardening Materials
Watering Tools: Index, Calculator and Widget
Residential California Friendly® Landscape Training
Residential Turf Replacement Class
Innovative Conservation Program
Water Savings Incentive Program
California Friendly® registered trademark of the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California. Many of the flower and garden images are courtesy of the Theodore Payne Foundation.
Find Your Local Water Agency
Find Your Water Agency