Customers can apply to receive a rebate of up to $2.00 per square foot for turf removal through the Turf Removal Program. To qualify, a minimum of 250 square feet of lawn must be removed.
Applicants who have already removed turf before submitting an application and receiving a site inspection will not qualify.
Funding is limited and application deadlines do apply.
Please contact Karla Vitocruz, at 949-459-6526 if you have questions.
SMWD SustainaBlue Turf Removal Spotlight
View before and after photos, plant lists, and project costs of turf removal projects.
SustainaBlue Landscape Design Assistance:
Use the SMWD SustainaBlue Landscapes plant website & our SustainaBlue Plant List to help you plant your new landscape! We also have a Landscape Design Assistance program that will reimburse you for using the Tree of Life Nursery's "Designer in Residence" program. Follow the link below for more info:
SMWD offers FREE Landscape Workshops which will help you with your landscape design and maintenance. Sign up today!
Additional Resources, Classes, & Design Assistance available at Tree of Life Nursery, off Ortega Highway.
California's Save Our Water campaign has produced a great "How to Garden in a Drought" flyer that fits right in with those taking out grass.
The Turf Removal Rebate requires that low flow rotating spray nozzles or drip be used in place of traditional sprayhead sprinklers. We offer rebates on these to help you save water and comply with the turf rebate requirements!
DRIP REBATE: Receive up to $175 on drip kits to retrofit planter bed areas. Get up to 3 kits per home. Can be combined with Turf Removal rebate. Commercial sites eligible for up to $0.20 per sq.ft. of converted area. Apply on-line here.
ROTATING SPRINKLER NOZZLE REBATE: Receive up to $4 per nozzle to retrofit existing sprayhead sprinklers. These nozzles apply water more uniformly and evenly to your landscape. Apply on-line here.
Hover your cursor over the photos to see the pre/post landscapes.