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Washington's Water


Native plants on pathNatural landscaping can conserve water and improve water quality. Methods include: retaining or increasing the use of native plants, improving soil fertility naturally, reducing the use of fertilizers and pesticides, ensuring plant health, using drought tolerant plants, and planting a buffer to protect streams, lakes and marine shorelines.

For publications and resources about this topic visit our Landscaping page.

Also be sure to check out our Training Opportunities page and WSU’s Research and Programs. To learn what others in Washington are doing see the Links and Partners page.

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