Here you'll find water-wise landscaping information for Colorado Springs Utilities water customers.
Check out our free Spring 2020 Landscape Webinar Schedule, April - August. You'll learn how to improve your yard from local experts, all from the comfort and safety of your own home. Register for the webinar and you'll receive an email with the link to the recorded version after the event. You can also view recordings of past webinars.
Smart Watering Practices, Thursday, July 16 at 6-7 pm
Virtual Tour of the Water-wise Demonstration Garden, Saturday, August 14 at 9-10 am
We offer a variety of resources to help you create a beautiful and usable landscape that adds value to your home in our semi-arid climate. You can search our plant database, view our gallery of water-smart landscapes and check out our featured plant of the month. You can also access the Colorado Springs Utilities' xeriscape fact sheets and landscape design templates, watch our YouTube videos, and visit our two award winning xeriscape demonstration gardens. Water is a precious limited resource. Implement these practices in your own yard today!
Looking for beautiful, reliable, water-wise landscape plants? Search the plant database to find the perfect trees, shrubs, flowers and grasses for your yard. You can filter results by water use, plant type, height and more. Many plants are on display at our award-winning Xeriscape Demonstration Garden.
Check out our gallery of water-wise Colorado Springs landscapes. You'll see how the right plants, landscaping techniques and efficient watering practices can be used to create a beautiful and usable landscape. Most importantly, you'll be inspired by the beauty of these real-life projects.
This native beauty is covered with a profusion of gold flowers from June to September. Growing only four to six inches tall, it's a perfect spreading groundcover for sunny, hot, dry areas. See it in bloom at the Demonstration Garden.