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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?

Using a microwave oven for warming, reheating or cooking food uses less energy than an electric oven.

Turning off printers, copiers, coffee machines and other equipment at end of day saves energy.

Opening curtains and shades during the winter can help the sun warm your home.