As of Sept. 1, 2013, Homeowners Associations (HOAs) in Texas can no longer prevent residents from installing native plants or drought-tolerant ones although they may still require members to follow landscaping guidelines and submit proposed changes for approval.
Find some tips on persuading your HOA from the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center's Sway Your HOA.
Choosing plants that require less water helps our environment and ensures your garden or landscaping stays vibrant even under watering restrictions.
Saving water saves you money on your water bill, but SAWS residential customers can get a little something extra to reward you for water-wise ways. Apply for Watersaver Coupons and Rebates from SAWS. Find all the available coupons and rebates on SAWS' Garden Style San Antonio section.
Gardening from bushes to vegetables.
A complete listing of instructions and restrictions can be found on the attached flyer or at Saws.org. Here are the highlights: