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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:

Garden In A Box is not affiliated with Fort Collins Utilities, but can be combined with the Xeriscape Incentive Program for best results.

For more information, call 303-999-3820 ext. 222 or visit Resource Central.

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.