Classes & events

 Classes & events

Xeriscape garden

We are committed to the intelligent use of water. We provide classes with experienced instructors to help you make the best use of this precious resource.

There is no charge for classes and reservations are not required, unless otherwise noted; however, seating is limited and first come, first served.

All classes are held at Colorado Springs Utilities Conservation and Environmental Center, 2855 Mesa Road, home of our beautiful xeriscape demonstration garden. For more information call (719) 668-8232. Facility map and directions for parking.

2015 classes

July

  • Wednesday, July 15, 4:30 and 5:30 p.m.: Tour of Tough Plants at the Xeriscape Garden 

August

  • Wednesday, August 12, 4:30 and 5:30 p.m.: Tour of Tough Plants at the Xeriscape Garden

Class descriptions 

Tour of Tough Plants at the Xeriscape Garden
We’ll show you what low-water plants look like in their mature form, point out solutions to common landscape challenges and highlight eye-catching plant combinations. Tours will highlight plants in bloom.