Garden & Xeriscape
Denver Botanic Gardens
Get answers to all of your gardening questions through the Helen Fowler Library, staffed by Master Gardeners.
Plant Select® is a program designed to seek out and distribute the very best plants for gardens from the high plains to the intermountain region.
Denver Urban Gardens
Visit the Denver Urban Gardens (DUG) web site and find out about gardening in one of 60 community gardens throughout the Denver area.
CSU Cooperative Extension Online
Information about taking Native Plant Master courses and becoming a certified Native Plant Master, managing conflicts with wildlife, grape growing in a high desert region, and a huge list of online gardening fact sheets.
(888-666-3063) PlantTalk Colorado is a toll-free automated phone service that provides you with reliable and timely information on xeriscape and a variety of horticultural topics. Their website has text versions of all the phone scripts.
Denver Water's Xeriscape Information
From the creators of the word “xeriscape." Includes some basic information on xeriscape, a list of resources and a map to their demonstration gardens.
Xeriscape Colorado from the Colorado Water Wise Council
Visit a demo xeriscape garden near you, including the country’s oldest at the Denver Water Department. Also features a calendar of upcoming xeriscape seminars and workshops, many at no charge.
CSU Extension Xeriscape Information
Read up on common sense xeriscaping for small property, incorporating herbs, retrofitting your landscape to save water and sun-loving groundcovers.
Discover the benefits of xeriscape and learn the 7 principles of drought resistant plantings. Lots of tips and recommendations for ornamental grasses, flowers, shrubs and succulents.