IEUA and its partners provide resources on transforming your yard into a beautiful, water-wise landscape. The easy to use guides include a variety of California native plants, as well as tips on gardening.

The Water Saving Garden Friendly program was created to assist consumers in locating and learning about climate-appropriate plants for the Inland Empire. The program provides educational opportunities and easily identifiable and obtainable sources of climate-appropriate plants! For more info, visit

This Guidebook provides more than 100 water–wise plants, landscape design and gardening tips, nurseries, and other resources for residents of the Inland Empire. For more info, visit the Inland Empire Landscape Guidebook.

The Chino Basin Water Conservation District (CBWCD) provides excellent and easy to use online resources for customers to navigate beautiful gardens and styles designed to thrive in our local climate. For more info, visit

SoCal Yard Transformation is a step-by-step guide in helping you change your existing landscape into a beautiful water efficient landscape. The guide is very easy to follow and touches on topics such as sustainable landscaping, irrigation, native plants and more! For more info, visit or contact your local water provider for a free copy of the guide!

California Botanic Garden, located in Claremont, is a unique living museum dedicated to California native plants.
General information: (909) 625-8767

California Botanic Garden
1500 North College Avenue
Claremont, CA 91711
Garden Hours: Open seven days a week, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Grow Native Nursery is open Wednesday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m

The Water Wise Demonstration Garden at CBWCD helps further our teaching about Water Wise Landscaping. There are pocket gardens with various themes, a turf demonstration to compare/contrast various types of turf, a dedicated children’s garden, and more!
General Information: 909-626-2711

4594 San Bernardino St.
Montclair, CA 91763

Open 7 days a week to the public, free of charge, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Maloof Discovery Garden was developed to complement the museum, home and shops of renowned woodworker Sam Maloof (1916-2009) and to demonstrate the practical ways a garden can reflect California native and other Mediterranean plants. The garden was designed in harmony with the Southern California climate and respectful of California’s limited water supply, while showing a wide variety of plants and garden styles.General Information: (909)980-0412

5131 Carnelian St.
Alta Loma, CA 91701
Self-guided tours on Thursdays and Saturdays, 12 noon to 4 p.m.

The Watering Calculator tool estimates the correct amount of water to give your landscape or garden every week during normal weather conditions.

Visit to create your customized watering schedule.