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Purchase a Beautiful Garden In A Box

March 14, 2017

Beautiful landscapes made easy.

pollinators paradise gardenGarden In A Box, a selection of professionally designed perennial gardens comprised of Xeric (low water) plants, offers residents a simple approach to an eye-catching yard. These do it yourself garden kits come with 15 to 30 starter plants, a comprehensive Plant and Care Guide, and 1 to 3 plant by number maps. Regardless of expertise, you can save water and beautify your landscape with these affordable gardens.  

Whether you are looking to redesign a portion of your yard, attract bees and butterflies, or simply increase your curb appeal, Garden In A Box makes it easy! All of the plants are locally grown in Colorado, and once established will need little to no irrigation to thrive, giving you big, beautiful savings. Plus, with many options to choose from, you can find the perfect garden for shade, sun, and everything in between.

Gardens are offered by Greeley in partnership with the Center for ReSource Conservation in support of our community’s commitment to water conservation. As a Greeley water customer you are eligible for a $25 discount while supplies last.

To view the full garden collection and to order a Garden In A Box, visit ConservationCenter.org/gardens


2017 Summary of Garden Offerings:

  • CRC will have 7 different gardens (6 Xeric and 1 veggie) with options for sun, shade, and high altitudes.
  • Xeric gardens:
    • Range in size from 60 to 100 sq. ft.
    • Range in price from $74 to $149 ($74 to $124 with the $25 discount).
    • Contain 14 to 29 hardened off, starter plants potted in 4” containers.
    • Are locally grown and bee-safe.
  • The veggie garden:
    • Covers 16 sq. ft.
    • Costs $74.
    • Contains 32 hardened off, starter plants potted in 2.5” containers.
    • Is 100% organic and locally grown.
  • Rocky Mountain Retreat renderingAll Xeric gardens (except the Greatest Hits of Xeriscape) are eligible for the $25 discount. The veggie gardens are not eligible for the discount.
  • Gardens will be available for pick up on May 20 in Greeley, but other regional pickup dates are available. Participants will select their pick up location, date, and time upon online checkout.

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