xeriscaping http://hppr.org en Lawns, Xeriscape style http://hppr.org/post/lawns-xeriscape-style <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">On this final visit about xeriscaping, we'll look at lawns (or the lack of them) in many dry-weather landscape designs.&nbsp; Believe it or not, there are grasses that can give you a lawn for less water, and that fit in with the look of a xeriscape garden.</span></p><p> Thu, 03 Jul 2014 05:00:01 +0000 Skip Mancini 33993 at http://hppr.org Lawns, Xeriscape style Xeriscape's Big Three http://hppr.org/post/xeriscapes-big-three <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Our xeriscape series continues with a look at three blooming&nbsp;perennials that, once established, can bring a variety of colors, shapes, and textures to your low-water&nbsp;landscaping.</span></p><p> Thu, 26 Jun 2014 05:00:01 +0000 Skip Mancini 33727 at http://hppr.org Xeriscape's Big Three Watering xeriscape style http://hppr.org/post/watering-xeriscape-style <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Techniques that make every drop of water count in your xeriscape beds include how much, how often, and how to apply that gardener's liquid gold.&nbsp; The importance of soil preparation is also discussed this week.</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 19 Jun 2014 05:00:01 +0000 Skip Mancini 33378 at http://hppr.org Watering xeriscape style Top five xeriscape shrubs http://hppr.org/post/top-five-xeriscape-shrubs <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This week it's Matt Lutz's turn to give a 'favorite five' for a xeric garden.&nbsp; He decided to highlight shrubs that will thrive in&nbsp;a near-desert climate.&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Thu, 12 Jun 2014 05:00:01 +0000 Skip Mancini 32999 at http://hppr.org Top five xeriscape shrubs Top five plants to use in xeriscaping http://hppr.org/post/top-five-plants-use-xeriscaping <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Horticulturalist Don Lonnberg gives us five of his favorites that will do well in a low-water, high-heat garden.</span></p><p> Thu, 05 Jun 2014 05:00:01 +0000 Skip Mancini 32753 at http://hppr.org Top five plants to use in xeriscaping Great Beginnings in Xeriscape Gardening http://hppr.org/post/great-beginnings-xeriscape-gardening <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Today Skip begins a series on xeriscaping by introducing&nbsp;some people who will be our guides as we travel down the road to survival during the dry times.</span></p><p> Thu, 29 May 2014 05:00:01 +0000 Skip Mancini 32449 at http://hppr.org Great Beginnings in Xeriscape Gardening Tom Gillan: Gardening on the Side http://hppr.org/post/tom-gillan-gardening-side <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;Tom Gillan is the owner of Native Nursery. &nbsp;He's also in the midst of writing a book titled&nbsp;<em>Gardening on the Side. &nbsp;</em>It's not about gardening as a hobby, it's about planning and planting specific to the side of the building.</span></p><p> Thu, 31 Oct 2013 05:00:02 +0000 Cindee Talley 23593 at http://hppr.org Tom Gillan: Gardening on the Side Xeriscaping: Planting blooms and color that last spring through fall http://hppr.org/post/xeriscaping-planting-blooms-and-color-last-spring-through-fall <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp; The xeriscaping conversation continues with Tom Gillan, owner of Native Nursery. &nbsp;Today, the discussion focuses on planning a landscape that gives color and texture from spring until fall.</span></p><p> Thu, 24 Oct 2013 05:00:02 +0000 Cindee Talley 23337 at http://hppr.org Xeriscaping: Planting blooms and color that last spring through fall Xeriscaping with Tom Gillan, Part One http://hppr.org/post/xeriscaping-tom-gillan-part-one <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;It&#39;s hard to garden in dry, arid, temperamental climates. &nbsp;Skip Mancini had an opportunity to talk with Tom Gillan, owner of Native Nursery, about the challenges and opportunities the high plains present.</span>&nbsp; &nbsp;</p><p>Tom is a Garden City native, who moved to Golden, Colorado in the 1980s. &nbsp;There he started Native Nursery with the mission to create beautiful places with plants that will thrive.</p> Thu, 03 Oct 2013 05:00:02 +0000 Skip Mancini 22418 at http://hppr.org Xeriscaping with Tom Gillan, Part One