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Library Links

The following websites are recommended by Helen Fowler Library as online informational resources. Denver Botanic Gardens does not control the information found at these sites. Use the information found at these sites with discretion. The links categories are:



  • Cheyenne Botanic Gardens: http://www.botanic.org/
    Water conservation links appropriate to the Rocky Mountain region emphasize an ongoing commitment to a sustainable lifestyle.
  • Colorado State University: http://www.drought.colostate.edu/
    Provides drought restriction information for Colorado. Drought-related information and tips for water conservation may also be found here.
  • Denver Water, Xeriscape and Conservation: http://www.denverwater.org/
    These Web links within Denver Water's site provide information on clinics and free seminars, demonstration gardens and principles of Xeriscape as well as many practical water saving tips.
  • Green Industries of Colorado (GreenCO): http://www.greenco.org
    GreenCO is an alliance of landscape-related trade provides a special section devoted to healthy plants and drought. GreenCO member organizations are also linked from this site.
  • Planttalk® Colorado: http://www.ext.colostate.edu/ptlk/index.html
    Timely and reliable essays on all aspects of horticulture and gardening in Colorado; those explaining Xeriscape practices are found at http://www.ext.colostate.edu/ptlk/ptlk1900.html
  • Plant Select®: http://www.plantselect.org
    Program designed to seek out and distribute the very best plants for gardens from the high plains to the intermountain region. Here you'll find plant names, color photos, growing tips and basic information.
  • Xeriscape Colorado: http://coloradowaterwise.org/XeriscapeColorado
    A discussion of the fundamentals of xeriscaping, resources and references are found on this website.



Western Botanical Gardens & Butterfly House:http://www.wcbotanic.org

    Grand Junction, Colorado