Landscape Professionals

Various associations train and certify local landscape professionals in efficient landscape management. Visit the links below to find certified individuals in your area. While each certified individual has been trained and tested, Santa Barbara County does not endorse any specific landscape professional or company. Please note that each list applies to the individual and his or her employer.

Find a Landscape Professional in your area:

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  • Green Gardener: This is a local certification for gardeners who have been trained in water efficiency and pollution prevention landscape maintenance practices. 

Landscape Design

  • Green Gardens Group (G3) Certified Watershed Wise Landscape Professional: G3 Certified Watershed Wise Landscape Professionals have completed a sixteen hour course on irrigation and rainwater use efficiency, passed an examination, submitted a Site Evaluation designed to demonstrate the application of their training, and maintain annual CEUs in the watershed approach to landscaping.


  • EPA WaterSense Certified Professional: Individuals listed in the directory have successfully completed all the requirements of at least one WaterSense labeled professional certification program. The current list for the Santa Barbara County area contains professionals that are certified irrigation auditors. Contact the professional for more information on their services offered. 

  • California Landscape Contractors Association Certified Water Manager: Those who have obtained their certification have learn and applied the latest irrigation technology and techniques, and share a commitment to sound water management and sustainable solutions.

Greywater and Rainwater

  • Greywater Installer: These specialists have received certification through Greywater Action to design and install greywater systems.. 


If you are certified and want to have your name publicly listed or would like to become certified, please refer to the website of the type of certification(s) and/or training(s) you're interested in for more details.