How much will my cash reward be?
Reward amounts will vary by lot, project size, and water savings. The Reward for a typical 1/4 acre lot will be around $2,000.
Is a past landscape project eligible for a reward?
No, this program is only for projects that you plan to complete in the future.
Can I apply for both the Flip Your Strip program and Localscapes Rewards for my park strip?
No, if you are receiving funding through Flip Your Strip, your park strip is not eligible for additional rewards.
How long do I have to complete my Localscapes project?
After your plan has been approved, you will have 12 months to install your project.
Do I need to take "Introduction to Localscapes" and "Localscapes University"?
If you plan to hire a professional to design your landscape, only Introduction to Localscapes is required. Otherwise, applicants must take Localscapes University. You do not need to take both classes.
I took a Localscapes class last year, can I apply for a reward this year?
Yes, if you took a Localscapes class in a previous year, you are still eligible for rewards as long as you are completing a project this year.
Can I start my project before my design is approved?
No, applications must be approved before you begin your project.
Do I have to landscape my entire yard?
No, many homeowners choose to phase their project. You can complete a front yard project and then apply again for your backyard. Projects must be large enough to have a Central Open Shape.