Outdoor Conservation

Water-Wise Gardening

In 2010 Colorado households used nearly twice the U.S. average gallons of water per capita per day (Colorado Foundation for Water Education). We live in a dry climate where outdoor water use is popular. However, many plants grow well in Colorado with minimal watering. Selecting more water-wise plants can help households work toward the U.S. average and help decrease Colorado water use.

The City of Evans recently worked with Northern Water to build water-wise demonstration gardens at the Evans Community Complex Entrance and at the southwest corner of Highway 34 and 11th Avenue at the City of Evans sign.

Consider utilizing our new Plant Database to search for the perfect plant for your space!