Resources and References

Disclaimer: Inclusion in the Resources and References section of this web site is not, nor can be construed as being, an endorsement by CWWC and cannot and shall not be used as such by any party.

Videos, CDs, & DVDs

Xeriscape: A Quiet Revolution, Video 1992      
Denver Museum of Natural History and Denver Water      

Your Own Backyard: A Xeriscape Primer, Video 1992      
Linda Rea Productions          

Efficient Water Management in the Landscape, Video     
San Luis Video           

Beautiful Gardens With Less Water, Video    
Sunset Films & Television     

Xeriscape, Landscaping to Save Water, Time and Money, Video 1991  
Bureau of Reclamation and Utah Division of Water Resources   

Boulder Xeriscapes, Gardening with Our Climate, CD-Rom 1995    
City of Boulder, Colorado       

Xeriscape DVD: Discover Douglas County's Gardening Toolbox, DVD 2007     
Douglas County Water Resource Authority         

Lawn to Lush, Video       
Southern Nevada Water Authority


Xeriscape Websites
Associated Landscape Contractors of Colorado
City of Boulder Xeriscape Web Site 
City of Ft Collins Xeriscape Web Site
City of Golden Xeriscape Web Site
City of Greeley Xeriscape Web Site
Colorado Springs Utilities Xeriscape Web Site
Colorado State University Turf Program
Colorado State University Answer Link
Colorado State University Extension ServiceColorado State University Extension Native Plant Master
Colorado Tree Coalition
Denver Botanic Garden
Denver Public Library Xeriscape Information
Denver Water Xeriscape website
ET System: Hunter Industries
Great Basin Natives
GreenCO - Green Industries of Colorado
High Country Gardens
Kids Gardening
Misconceptions about Xeriscaping Corrected!
New Mexico Xeriscape Council
Northern Colorado Water Conservancy District Xeriscape Information
Plant Select®
Plants of The Southwest
Southeastern Colorado Water Conservancy District Xeriscape Information
USDA Plant data base
X-Rated® Gardening by Garden Centers of Colorado

Efficient Irrigation Technology Websites

Weather Based Control Devices
ET System: Hunter Industries
ET Manager: Rain Bird Corporation
Smart Dial: Irritrol Systems

Intellisense: Toro Company
Smartline: Weathermatic
WeatherTrak: Hydropoint Systems

Soil Moisture Based Control Devices
WaterTec and Base Station: Baseline Systems
Suspended Cycle Controllers: Acclima
Watermark and WaterSwitch: Irrometer

MP Rotator: Hunter Industries
Rotary Nozzle: Rain Bird Corporation
U-Series Nozzles: Rain Bird Corporation

Drip Irrigation
Techline: Netafim
Professional Landscape Dripline: Hunter Industries
Landscape Dripline: Rain Bird Corporatio

Efficient Irrigation Technology Websites
GeoFlow Irrigation Products
Irrigation Association
Irrigation Tutorials
Irritrol Irrigation Systems
Keesen Water Management
Rain Bird
Star Sight Innovations Irrigation Products

Brochures & Booklets

The Rocky Mountain Perennial Plant Guide -1995 (aka "The CNA Blue Book") • by Colorado Nursery Association
(Available through most Front Range Nurseries)

Rocky Mountain Plant Guide - 1993 (aka "The CNA Red Book") • by Colorado Nursery Association
(Available through most Front Range Nurseries)

At Home With Xeriscape -2003 Denver Water and Xeriscape Colorado, Brochure

Native Grasses, Bulletin 450-A, 1992 - Colorado State University Cooperative Extension

Colorado State University Cooperative Extension Gardening Publications Online
Publication number and title:
XCM-223 Homeowner's Guide to Protecting Water Quality and the Environment
4.702 Drip Irrigation for Home Gardens
7.214 Mulches for Home Grounds
7.220 Colorado Gardening: Challenge to Newcomers
7.225 Landscaping for Energy Conservation
7.228 Xeriscaping: Creative Landscaping
7.234 Xeriscaping: Retrofit Your Yard
7.235 Choosing a Soil Amendment
7.236 Landscaping on Expansive Soils
7.239 Operating and Maintaining a Home Irrigation System
7.240 Home Landscape Watering During Drought

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