Water-Wise Garden Contest 2017

The North Coast County Water District is currently accepting applications for our third annual, Water-Wise Garden Contest. If your Pacifica garden features native, drought resistant plants and creative hardscapes, we want to hear from you!Prizes include a 50-gallon Ivy Rain Barrel, gift cards from garden centers and more! Applications will be accepted August 1-October 1, 2017.

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Water-Wise Garden Contest 2016

Water-Wise Garden Contest Winners Awarded at Meeting

After hundreds of votes on Facebook, and input from three guest judges, the top three finalists of the 2016 Water-Wise Garden Contest were awarded at the North Coast County Water District Board Meeting on December 21, 2016. Winners included: 3rd Place: Larry Tinus of Rainier Avenue, 2nd Place: Tim & April Regalado of Pacific Avenue, and 1st Place: Mary Petrilli of Greenway Drive.  Sponsors of the Water-Wise Garden Contest included Sloat Garden Center, Home Depot, Colma and Ace Hardware of Manor and Linda Mar. Guest judges included: Earthtones Landscaping, Pacifica Garden Club and Ace Hardware in Manor. Water-wise gardens are becoming increasingly popular throughout California, as many drought tolerant plants offer vibrant colors and textures, and need little water or maintenance. For more information about the types of plants to use in our climate, or for landscaping ideas, visit Water Wise Gardening in the Bay Area at http://www.bayareagardening.org/

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(From left: 1st place, 2nd place and 3rd place )

Thank you to all who participated in the North Coast County Water District’s Water-Wise Garden Contest.  The objective of the Water-Wise Garden Contest is to encourage residents and businesses of Pacifica to adopt water efficient gardening habits, by displaying beautiful native and drought tolerant landscaping. By participating in our contest, and demonstrating these practices in your neighborhood,  you have helped us in our water conservation efforts.