Creating Waterwise Park Strips

Learn how to successfully "Flip your Strip."

Class Overview:

Switching park strips from thirsty lawn to waterwise plantings is one of the hottest landscaping trends in Utah—and this class will teach you everything you need to know in order to flip your strip. Join Amanda as she teaches the best park strip plants to use, irrigation essentials (like how to convert an existing sprinkler system to drip), and maintenance techniques that will keep your park strip looking beautiful over time.

Flip Your Strip Rebate Program:

If you are eligible to participate in the "Flip Your Strip" program, you must complete this course in full to qualify for the higher rebate amount. If you live in Salt Lake County and have never heard of the Flip Your Strip rebate, visit to discover if your project may qualify to receive cash back for a completed installation.

Your Instructor

Amanda Strack
Amanda Strack

Amanda has extensive training in landscape design and has been instrumental in teaching the Localscapes method. Her journey into landscaping started at an early age with her love of all things that grow in soil. Amanda moved to Utah in 2000 and has been happily rooted here ever since.

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

Thank you for completing this course. We hope you feel confident as you move forward with your project. We're pleased to continue to offer support as you act upon the information you've learned. Below are next steps and resources to help you as you act on what you've learned.

We're happy to provide follow up support over on the Localscapes Work Group Facebook Group, The group is guided by our trained experts and features homeowners who have completed park strip projects and are willing to provide the benefit of their experience to help you along. The group is also a great place to find local sources for materials, plants and professional expertise as needed. The Localscapes Work Group is open to all Utah residents who've taken at least one of our courses.

Be sure to take those before and after photos! It's a great way to "pay it forward" by inspiring others with your own success. If sharing on social media, tag photos with #FlipYourStrip.

Flip Your Strip Rebate Participants:

Make sure to apply for the program though Utah Water Savers,, BEFORE you begin your project. The process for completion is clearly outlined in the program and you'll have a fantastic team of technicians who can help you as you go.

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