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Xeriscape Plans

Xeriscape landscaping promotes water efficiency by using plants that are native and adaptable to Colorado's semi-arid climate. Denver Water coined the word in 1981 by combining "landscape" and the Greek word "xeros," which means dry. A well-designed Xeriscape can be a beautiful addition that can invite wildlife, provide year-round interest and save water. Learn about the seven principles the Xeriscape concept is based on, and find plans for various types of yards and conditions below. 

Budget Xeriscape Plans

With a little planning and some patience, you can Xeriscape for surprisingly little money.