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Jul. 29, 2015 Now Available--Seattle Tilth Smart Water Toolkit

Your Guide to Creating a Water Smart Landscape provides step-by-step guidance to savvy homeowners

Being Water Smart means treating your landscape as its own little watershed, incorporating features that can manage rainwater during the fall and winter, and conserve water during the summer. This can be as simple as building healthy soil with compost and mulch, or installing a more complex system like a rain garden or pervious pavement. But how do you know which options are right for your site? And where do you start? Seattle Tilth's new Water Smart Toolkit: Your Guide to Creating a Water Smart Landscape provides step-by-step guidance to savvy homeowners who want to develop a Water Smart landscape. Tools include:

* site assessment checklist and templates

* detailed guidance for nine Water Smart projects
* cost comparison and site suitability charts
* links to the most up-to-date technical information
* maintenance planning tools
* contractor recommendations
Access the toolkit here: http://www.seattletilth.org/learn/watersmart