You are invited to display your commitment to water-smart landscaping and your appreciation of our natural and cultural heritage by certifying your garden as a Heritage Garden.
Use the certification checklist to document relevant features of your garden. We will use this information in conjunction with a visit to your property to evaluate your garden for certification.
Basic Requirements of a Heritage Garden
At least five different species of plants
At least two species having wildlife value
At least one species of cultural significance
75% or more native to Washington State
30% or more require less than 10" water annually
No more than 10% require in excess of 30" water annually
At least one
Weeds are being managed
Does not contain any prohibited plants (we will help you identify prohibited plants and provide advice on their control)
Once certified, you will receive a yard sign to show off your accomplishment.