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Resources for water-smart landscaping

Water-wise plants add beauty and help save the precious resource that is water. Photo credit: Plant Select.

Looking for ideas to reduce water use in your yard?

A well-designed water-wise landscape can be a beautiful addition that invites wildlife to visit, provides year-round interest and uses less water.

Some resources to consider: — Start with this one-stop shop for information about our rebates, best irrigation practices and water-wise landscaping.

Colorado State University Extension — Search their website to find resources to help you be successful with flowers, vegetable plants, trees, shrubs and more.

Plant Select — Look for the Plant Select label from this nonprofit collaboration of CSU, Denver Botanic Gardens and professional horticulturists to buy plants that thrive in the high plains and Rocky Mountain regions. Their website can help you pick the right plant for the right place.

Resource Central — Check out this nonprofit, home to the Garden In A Box program: its experts have helped people save water for more than 40 years.