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Xeriscape Resources#

Before You Dig!#

Any time earth is moved or removed using equipment, tools or explosives, the Utility Notification Center of Colorado must be notified. Please dial 811 so that underground utilities can be located.

Xeriscape Professionals

Visit our professional services page to find an expert who can guide you through the design, installation and rebate processes.

Edging, Boulders and Hardscape


Cutting Edge Gardening for the Intermountain West, Marcia Tatrow, 2007.

Durable Plants for the Garden: A Plant Select Guide, Plant Select®, 2009.

Passionate Gardening: Good Advice for Challenging Climates, Lauren Springer & Rob Proctor, 2000.

The Undaunted Garden: Planting for Weather Resilient Beauty, Lauren Springer, 2010.

Waterwise Landscaping with Trees, Shrubs & Vines, Jim Knopf, 1994.

Xeriscape Handbook, Gayle Weinstein, 1999.

Xeriscape Plant Guide, Denver Water, 1996.

Did You Know?

Installing cooking vent hood controls with VFD fans and sensors (rebates available) at your business can help save energy and money.

Off-peak Time-of-Day prices are approximately 70% less than on-peak prices.

Using low water-using plants that provide seasonal colors and textures for year-round beauty can help save on irrigation costs.