It’s not a secret that landscapes that are rated by ReScape California are both beautiful and sustainable. In fact, growing numbers of property owners, tenants, and concerned citizens are becoming aware of the unintended consequences of conventional landscaping practices. These include excessive or inappropriate irrigation that wastes money and water, overuse of synthetic fertilizers, pesticides and herbicides, and the noise, energy, labor and waste involved in mowing, blowing, trimming, and disposing of plant debris.