Top five xeriscape shrubs By Skip Mancini • Jun 11, 2014 ShareTwitter Facebook Google+ Email Listen Listening... / 3:54 Skip talks with xeriscaping expert Matt Lutz. Skip, (left) talks with xeriscaping experts Don Lonnberg, (center), and Matt Lutz, (right). Credit Cindee Talley This week it's Matt Lutz's turn to give a 'favorite five' for a xeric garden. He decided to highlight shrubs that will thrive in a near-desert climate. Related Program: Growing on the High PlainsTags: xeriscapingMatt Lutz Related Content Top five plants to use in xeriscaping 10 months ago Great Beginnings in Xeriscape Gardening 11 months ago Xeriscaping: Planting blooms and color that last spring through fall 1 year ago Tom Gillan: Gardening on the Side 1 year ago Xeriscaping with Tom Gillan, Part One 1 year ago View the discussion thread.