For more information, media representatives should contact:
Ruth Quade, Water Conservation Manager
Whether a dying section of yellowing lawn, the tricky areas of water-thirsty grass, or that endless patch of unsightly weeds, some of us deal with secret yard shame. This year can be different; you can get your yard in shape, it’s not too late.
Greeley’s Water Conservation program has the solution for with its Garden In A Box sale.
Residents can order the gardens in July and August and pick them up on Sept. 14. These pre-designed kits are tailored to Colorado’s soil and climate. The simple plant-by-number maps take the guesswork out of buying and planting. Plus, the garden kits help save water compared to a traditional grass lawn — not to mention the savings on a water bill.
Starting at $110, there is a Garden In A Box to fit any budget or yard. To sweeten the deal, Greeley Water Conservation (in partnership with Resource Central) is offering a limited number of $25 discounts to Greeley water customers to encourage conservation. The garden kits sell out quickly so visit ResourceCentral.org/Gardens today.
This is the third time that Greeley is offering a fall Garden In A Box sale. Greeley has provided a spring garden sale, since 2013.
Landscape experts recommend planting late in the growing season. Perennials can be planted right up until the ground freezes.
For more information about xeriscape or water conservation, please visit greeleygov.com/conserve.