Grass to Garden | City of Louisville

The City of Louisville & Resource Central invites you to transform your water-thirsty lawn into a beautiful, low-water, perennial garden with a FREE 200 sq. ft. Garden In A Box! Watch the informational webinar to learn more and apply!

Watch the webinar!


Resource Central is committed to equal access to our programs for all individuals. If you are need of an accommodation or alternate webinar format, please contact us at or call (303) 999-3820 x221.


Program Steps:

  1. Create an account to view the webinar.
  2. Watch the prerequisite, 20 minute webinar.
  3. Pass the quiz or chat with a Resource Central representative.
  4. Choose a 200 sq. ft. (or more) area of your lawn to transform!
  5. Submit your application and other required documents by July 10th.
  6. Remove the approved section of grass and send photos.
  7. Pick up and plant your free Garden In A Box.
  8. Send a final photo of your new and improved water-wise landscape!
  9. Schedule your free irrigation consultation.

Free Materials Include:  

  • 200 sq. ft. Garden In A Box (includes: starter plants, plant by number maps, and plant and care guide)
  • Rain Bird Retro 1800 spray to drip irrigation conversion kit

Spring 2020 Important Dates: 


Click below for even more resources!

Garden resources


What Participants Say

“Thank you so much, this was such a fun project and we can’t wait to watch everything grow and bloom!” – 2019 Louisville Grass to Garden Participant 

“Hard work but great results.” – 2019 Louisville Grass to Garden Participant

“I can’t wait to send new updates of our front yard! Thanks for all the support, knowledge and patience.” – 2019 Louisville Grass to Garden Participant


Check out the FAQs, email or call 303-999-3820 x221.

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