WaterWise Gardening

  • WaterWise Gardening is a style of gardening that uses little or no water in a landscape, resulting in financial and natural resource savings.

  • Oregon WaterWise Gardening is a statewide program of Oregon State University Extension to assist homeowners in designing and planting water efficient gardens.

  •  Nationwide, irrigating landscapes uses about 1/3 of our water supply. This water is not available for drinking, for wildlife, or for agriculture.

Online Courses in WaterWise Gardening:

Introduction to WaterWise Gardening 

WaterWise Gardening:  Choosing the Right Plants


Publications & Presentations

WaterWise Plants

View plant profiles of some WaterWise plants: