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Make Water Work!


Make Water Work Plant Collection list

Created in partnership with Bylands Nursery and the Okanagan Xeriscape Association, the Make Water Work Plant Collection brings together a palette of WaterWise plants that celebrate the beauty of what's possible in the Okanagan climate and… Make Water Work more effectively in your yard!

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"Slow it. Spread it. Sink it! - Okanagan Homeowner’s Guide to Using Rain as a Resource"

This easy-to-use guidebook shows local residents how they can easily capture and re-use the water that falls on their property.

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Radio Ads

Radio ad #1: Don't mow. Let it grow.
(Leave grass 2-3 inches tall. Water stays longer when grass is longer.)


Radio ad #2: Put water on the nightshift
(Water between 10pm and 6am to prevent evaporation.)


Radio ad #3: Water plants, not pavement.
(Water where it's needed. Save time, money, and water.)


Radio ad #4: Pair water with plants suitable to our dry climate.
(Change out some lawn to drought-tolerent turf and/or native and low-water variety plants.)


Radio ad #5: Make Water Work Plant Collection.
(Make Water Work more effectively with plants ideal to our dry climate.)

Okanagan WaterWise
Ken's Horticultural Services
Bylands Nurseries Ltd.
ProSource Irrigation Supply
Eco Turf Farms