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Deer Resistant Plant List

My Favorite Garden Links

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Front Xeriscape Garden

Ornamental Grass Garden

Shade Garden

Sun Backyard Garden


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Garden Links

Here are my favorite/often used garden links...


Botanical Gardens & Colorado Garden Attractions


General Garden Info

Fave Colorado Springs and
Denver Metro Garden Centers

Recycling & Composting

Seed & Plant Catalogs


Botanical Gardens & Colorado Garden Attractions

Denver/Boulder Area

Denver Botanic Gardens
Chatfield Nature Preserve (8500 Deer Creek Canyon Rd • Littleton, CO 80123 • 303/973-3705) is a part of DBG

Hudson Gardens
Located in Littleton, with an HGTV-featured railway garden!

Butterfly Pavilion & Insect Center
6252 W. 104 Ave • Westminster, CO 80020 • 303/469-5441

Colorado Springs Utilities Xeriscape and the Demonstration Garden Online

Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
Check out their "No Water" Garden with complete details! (http://www.cmzoo.org/nowatergarden.html)

Hillside Gardens
A Colorado Springs nursery and demonstration garden specializing in waterwise plants.





List of Colorado Xeriscape Demonstration Gardens

X-Rated Gardening by Garden Centers of Colorado

Colorado Springs Utilities Xeriscape and the Demonstration Garden Online

CSU Fact Sheet: Xeriscaping: Retrofit Your Yard (#7.234)
Planning to retrofit your existing landscape? Here's how to do it! You may not have to dig out the old sod after all! Read all the other CSU Xeriscape Fact Sheets here also.

Denver Water: Xeriscape
You will also find the list of all Colorado Front Range Xeriscape Demonstration Gardens here.

Denver Public Library Xeriscape Information

Misconceptions about Xeriscaping Corrected!

PlantTalk: Learning More about Xeriscaping

Xeriscape FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions): City of Greeley

Xeriscape New Mexico

Remember: If searching for "Xeriscape" on the web, be aware that Xeriscape is a term used to denote waterwise landscaping for the region in question. "Xeriscape plants" for Florida have vastly different water needs than "Xeriscape plants" for Colorado.

Xeriscape/Waterwise Catalogs (and plant reference):

High Country Gardens
Free catalog is GREAT info/image resource. Also sign up for their free online Xeriscaping newsletter • Phone: 800/925-9387

Plants of The Southwest • Phone: 800/788-7333




General Garden Info


Plant Talk!

Plant Select

Answer Link

Cooperative Extension


Need to identify a plant and find out more about it? This is THE Place!!! Identify by latin name, common name or a description!

Annie's Annuals
Find out about annuals here... Photos and plant biographies.

USDA: What Zone am I In?

Colorado Gardening, LLC


Gardening LaunchPad

Garden Guides

The Colorado Federation of Garden Clubs
Kass is their Webmaster.




Fave Colorado Springs and Denver Metro
Nurseries & Garden Centers

Timberline Gardens of Arvada (NWest Denver Metro)
Tips and class info available. Only Denver-area carrier for High Country Gardens Exclusives.

Tagawa Gardens of Aurora (SE Denver Metro)
Sign up for their free newsletter with tips and class info.

Harlequin's Gardens of Boulder

Phelan Gardens of Colorado Springs

Hillside Gardens of Colorado Springs
A Colorado Springs nursery and demonstration garden specializing in waterwise plants.




Recycling & Composting

Master Composters: www.mastercomposter.com

Recycling & Pollution Prevention: www.1800cleanup.org




Seed & Plant Catalogs/Suppliers

Kurt Bluemel Nursery: Specializing in Ornamental Grasses

Bountiful Gardens

Brushwood Vine Nursery

Burpee Seed Company

Emily's Plants: Houseplants

Gardens North of Canada: Seeds for Cold Climates

Gurney's Seed Company

The Guru Garden/Patrick Studio Seeds

Harris Seed Company


Hosta Patch.com

#1 Hosta.com

Iris City Gardens

Michigan Miniature Roses

Nor'East Miniature Roses, Inc.

Seeds, Etc

Stokes Seeds

Van Bourgondien Bulb Company

Wayside Gardens

Colorado & Southwest Natives & Xeric

High Country Gardens of Santa Fe

Plants of The Southwest

Rocky Mountain Native Plants

Seeds West Garden Seeds of Albuquerque

Western Native Seeds

Antiques, Heirlooms, Rare, Unusual, Exotic

Abundant Life Seed

Antique Flowers: Select Seeds

Baker Creek Heirloom Seed Company

B&B Nursery: Antique, Rare, & Unique Plants Nursery

The Bamboo Sourcery

Cactus Joe's Blue Diamond Nursery

Fragrant Garden Sweet Pea Seed Company

Garden Makers: Unusual Flower Seeds

Green Dealer: Exotic Seeds

Gunning River Herbs & Heirlooms

Hawaii Orchids

Heirloom Seeds

Sunshine Farm & Gardens

Swallowtail Garden Seeds

Miniatures & Dwarf Plants & Trees

Blue Sterling Dwarf Conifers

Michigan Miniature Roses

MiniForests by Sky: Ideal for Railway Gardens, Rock Gardens, Miniature Gardens

Nor'East Miniature Roses, Inc.

Supplies & Tools

Gardener's Supply Company

Hand Helpers: Ergonomic Garden Tools






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Kass Johns
designer & writer • Garden Art & Design
Colorado Springs, CO • 719/635-1306 (vc)
www.kassj.com/gardens • gardens at kassj dot com

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