Below are some excellent resources for tips and tricks to improve your Fort Collins or Loveland landscaping. Demonstration gardens are a great place to get ideas for your yard that you know will work in the Fort Collins and Loveland landscaping climate. Xeriscape gardening is a great way to decrease your water usage, there are multiple demonstration gardens in northern Colorado that can help you with ideas. Also, please refer to the blog page.
Resources for Fort Collins and Loveland Landscaping
Colorado State University Extension Service
Fort Collins Xeriscape Incentive Program – Earn a rebate on your xeric landscape project!
Loveland Utilities Water Incentives – Free sprinkler audits and rebates
Demonstration Gardens in Northen Colorado:
Gardens on Spring Creek
2145 Centre Ave. Fort Collins, CO
Fort Collins’ Horticulture Center – many styles of gardens
Fort Collins Utilities Xeriscape Garden
in front of City Hall, 300 Laporte Ave. Fort Collins
Always open to the public for self-guided tours.
Native Plant Demonstration Garden at Nix Farm
1745 Hoffman Mill Road, Fort Collins
CSU Annual and Perennial Demonstration Garden
1400 Remington Street, Fort Collins
A beautiful summer display!
High Plains Environmental Center
2698 Bluestem Willow Drive, Loveland
Loveland Xeriscape Demonstration Garden
501-535 E 1st St, Loveland, CO 80537
Conservation Gardens at Northern Water
220 Water Avenue Berthoud, Colorado
The garden has some interesting features, and a comparison of various bluegrasses under different irrigation and culture methods.
University of Northern Colorado Xeriscape Garden
17th Avenue and Reservoir Road, Greeley
The Treasure Island Demonstration Garden
Off of South Seventh Street in Windsor, about a half mile south of the intersection of Seventh Street and Eastman Park Drive. Turn into the garden at Laku Lake Road.
Plant Select demonstration area.