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 2 years ago Great Beginnings in Xeriscape Gardening 2 years ago Xeriscaping: Planting blooms and color that last spring through fall 2 years ago Tom Gillan: Gardening on the Side 2 years ago Xeriscaping with Tom Gillan, Part One 2 years ago View the discussion thread.