PDF Handouts and Resources
Here are some helpful resources to help you with various techniques of conserving water, such as by using less water in your home, planting xeric plants, and replacing non-native lawns with native grasses.
Planting Xericscape (drought tolerant plants):
Planting Native Grasses:
Many lawns in the county are unfortunately comprised of Bluegrass, a non-native grass, which requires more water than native grasses. By contrast, Blue Grama is a Colorado native grass, and actually is Colorado’s state grass. This grass prefers a sandy loam soil and does very well without much water. It needs to be mowed only once or twice depending on your preference.