Northern Water’s award-winning Conservation Gardens
span several acres of the Berthoud headquarters campus to provide public
education on various plants, turf and conservation techniques that can achieve
water savings in landscapes. Overall, guests to the gardens will discover
efficient irrigation methods and see more than 700 plants and 60 turf grasses
that thrive in Colorado’s semiarid climate.
Nearly 70 public gardens throughout the Rocky Mountains and High Plains area, including CSU Extension, libraries, fire stations, Xeriscape Demonstration gardens, public parks, etc. have acquired Plant Select® plants over the past years to create Plant Select® Demonstration Gardens.
garden is designed by nationally-renowned garden designer Lauren Springer and
is named after her bestselling gardening book. The garden demonstrates
xeriscape principles in a dramatic, drought-tolerant, naturalistic composition
with strong year-round interest, and it boasts the largest outdoor collection
of cold-hardy cacti in the country.
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