Low-Water Gardening

For readers in high desert states, or for those of you interested in finding plants that are drought resistant, take a look at “Xeriscape Colorado”. The people at the Colorado Waterwise Council have provided this resource to promote water wise landscaping, especially in dry climates. The site promotes responsible, yet beautiful landscaping for the eco-conscious gardener. The concept of Xeriscape is outlined in terms of types of soils and plants used, successful low-water irrigation, and the use of mulch to slow evaporation of water from plant beds. The site includes a lengthy tutorial section in addition to a pictorial guide to Colorado Xeriscape gardens. Worth a look for gardeners and non-gardeners alike.

Xeriscape Colorado