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High Country Gardens Style of Xeriscaping: Basic Principles
Water conservation is becoming a very important consideration across the US. Read these 8 Basic Principles to learn how you can conserve resources with your landscape design. Learn how to plan for a low water xeriscape garden: Xeriscaping the High Country Gardens Way.
What is High Country Gardens?
High Country Gardens specializes in waterwise ("xeric") perennials and other plants that need very little or no extra water once established. With the widespread awareness of green, environmentally conscious practices, the use of drought tolerant plants has now spread from the high desert gardens of the Southwest to the entire nation. We have spent years offering and developing unusual garden-tested perennials, bulbs, cacti, succulents, grasses, and shrubs that ship right from our greenhouses to your landscape. The fragrant and colorful blossoms and foliage on many of our flowering xeriscape plants, such as Lavender, Penstemon, and Agastache, attract hummingbirds and butterflies.
Xeriscape perennials: Good for your garden, good for the environment
Xeriscaping not only makes gardening easier in dry climates because of the plants' drought resistance, but also helps the environment by using less water while still providing a lush garden full of native flowers and foliage. Our Chief Horticulturist, David Salman, is a recognized expert in the field of water-wise and western gardening and landscaping, and is a sought-after speaker on these subjects throughout the western United States. In 2008, he was a distinguished recipient of the AMERICAN HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY 2008 Great American Gardeners Awards.
David Salman, President and Chief Horticulturist, High Country Gardens/Santa Fe Greenhouses. A national speaker on the topic of Waterwise Gardening and Xeriscaping, David Salman has spent over 20 years in pursuit of better plants for western landscapes. In 2008, he was a distinguished recipient of the AMERICAN HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY 2008 Great American Gardeners Awards.
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Santa Fe, NM 87507
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