"River-Friendly" offers a holistic approach to landscaping that works with nature to reduce waste, prevent pollution and support the integrity of one of California's key ecosystems, the Sacramento River watershed.
Green Gardener training combines cutting-edge technology with ecologically sound landscape maintenance practices. The qualified Green Gardener conscientiously adheres to the River-Friendly Landscape Guidelines and will have successfully completed 10 weeks of intensive training examining complex subjects such as:
This calculator is for homeowners, landscape professionals, developers, and anyone else who wants to see how much water, time and money can be saved by creating a river-friendly landscape, converting a conventional landscape to a more sustainable one, or simply maintaining an existing landscape in a more sustainable way.
Hiring a Green Gardener today can help you save money, conserve water and sustain your healthy landscape. The Qualified Green Gardeners listed below have completed a minimum of 20 hours of hands-on instruction, passed a written exam, and have valid business licenses and/or are an employee or owner of a company with a valid contractor's license from the California
Contractors State Licensing Board.