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Xeriscape Garden Party
Fort Collins Utilities sponsors an annual celebration of all things xeriscape, and we'd love to see you there! This year's event is scheduled for Saturday, June 15.
Garden In A Box
Reduce water use and upgrade your landscape the easy way.
Do-it-yourself kits from Resource Central come with 15 to 30 starter plants, a comprehensive Plant and Care Guide, and one to three plant-by-number maps.
Regardless of expertise, you can save water and beautify your landscape with these affordable gardens.
How To Order Garden In A Box
We support the Garden In A Box program by offering a limited number of discounts to our customers.
To start your journey to a low-water landscape, follow the steps below:
Select the Garden In A Box you want at the Resource Central store.
Tip: First, consider the size and sun exposure of the area you want to install your garden.
Fort Collins Utilities and Fort Collins Loveland Water District are both offering discounts in 2019. When it’s time to purchase your box, select your water provider in the drop-down list to apply the $25 discount.
Note: Fort Collins Utilities discounts are sold out. See Step 3 to get $25 off the Native Meadows box.
If you are purchasing a Native Meadows box, enter NATIVE19 in the coupon code box to get $25 off your native plants purchase.
Pick up your purchased garden(s) at the selected time and location.
Learn about additional rebates, workshops and water-saving opportunities available through Utilities' Xeriscape Incentive Program.
- I don't get water from Fort Collins Utilities. Can I still buy a box?
Yes, anyone can purchase a Garden In A Box at full price.
- I live in Fort Collins. Am I eligible for a discount?
Your water provider may offer a limited number of $25 discounts on boxes. Not sure which water district? Use this map.
- Am I eligible for a Native Meadows discount?
If you live in Fort Collins city limits, regardless of water provider, use coupon code NATIVE19 at checkout to get $25 off the Native Meadows box. Not sure if you’re in city limits? Use this map.
- If I'm purchasing a Native Meadows box, can I get a discount AND use the coupon code?
If you are in a participating water district in Fort Collins city limits, you can select the $25 discount AND receive $25 off the box by entering NATIVE19 for a total of $50 off!
Limited number of discounts and coupons available.
- When and where do I pick up my garden?
You will receive pickup location and confirmation from Resource Central, following your purchase.
- How do I purchase a box?
Visit the Resource Central website.
- I just purchased a box and need to adjust my order. Who do I contact?
Contact Resource Central directly at 303-999-3820 x222.