Introduction:

Defensible space” is the primary determinant of a structure’s ability to survive wildfire. Native species are generally the best plant materials for landscaping in defensible space. To be a FIREWISE homeowner, plan well, use the right plants in the right places and maintain.

Community Information:

City of Prescott Rebate Program:
Receive up to $400 for removing turf to install low water use landscaping.

Time of Day Watering Restrictions:
Beginning April 15, extending through November 1, outdoor watering must occur between 8:00 p.m. and 8:00 a.m. daily.

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Additional Resources:

Prescott Creeks and the Creek Care Guide

Arizona Cooperative Extension: Yavapai Gardening

Harvesting Rainwater for Landscape Use

Conservation: Regional Water Awareness Handbook

WaterShed Smart Tips:

Direct water from roofs, downspouts, driveways and walkways to vegetated basins or 'rain gardens'.

WaterSmart Tips:

Use 2 to 4 inches of organic mulch around plants to reduce evaporation and save hundreds of gallons of water a year.

Water Knowledge Tips:

A watershed is the land area with contributes surface runoff to local creeks, washes, and reservoirs.