Water Conservation. It's For Life.

Carol & Henk van Empel

Occupation:

Retired.

Favorite way to spend free time:

Walk, exercise, volunteer.

Favorite national park(s):

Yosemite & Yellowstone

Favorite gardening book:

Sunset Western Garden Book

What people tell us about our garden:

It’s gorgeous and beautiful.

What surprises people most about our garden:

The variety of plants.

What we like most about our water-wise garden:

The variety of plants and the many beneficial insects that visit, including birds, bees and butterflies.

Saving water is important because…

We have an increasingly limited supply and when it’s gone, it’s gone! It is important to save water inside as well as outside. Once you get into the habit of saving, it becomes a lifelong habit. It’s much easier than people think.