If you’re interested in saving water in the yard, 2016 may be a good year to get started.

Try combining a few different drought-tolerant solutions, including artificial lawn and native water-wise plants. This will dramatically reduce how much water you need to use in effort to maintain the appearance and health of your landscaping.

Despite artificial grass not needing water, native plants do.

This is why artificial grass, stone, and other drought-tolerant landscaping solutions work so well in combination with native gardens – it allows you to funnel your water where it’s needed most, which is your plants.

That’s why it’s important that your xeriscape not exclude water entirely. You may need to water your plantings during severe droughts.

Read the full article here to learn more about water wise plants.