Low-Water Gardening Made Easy

Whether it’s that dying section of yellowing lawn, those tricky areas of water-thirsty grass, or that endless patch of unsightly weeds – we all have that secret yard shame. You’ve decided that this is the year you’ll finally get your yard in shape – but how can you get the gorgeous, colorful garden you want without doubling your already costly summer water bill?

Professional designs, expert advice

This spring, keep that promise to yourself with Garden In A Box. With just a click, you can order a xeric (low-water) garden kit in March that’s ready to pick up and plant in May. These professionally designed gardens are tailored to Colorado soil, and the simple plant-by-number maps take the guesswork out of buying and planting. With Garden In A Box you’ll be on the fast track to a water-wise garden in no time, and your blooms will be the envy of the neighborhood for years to come.

Keep money in your pocket (not on your lawn)

Best of all, Garden In A Box makes it super easy to save. Each garden kit can help conserve around 1,000 gallons of water compared to a traditional grass lawn! Plus, there’s the extra time you save now that you’re spending less time watering, mowing and weeding your lawn. Win. Win. Win.

Save more – apply your discount!

Starting at just $110, there’s a Garden In A Box to fit your budget. To sweeten the deal, some water providers offer a limited number of $25 discounts to their customers to encourage water conservation. To see if you qualify for a discount through your city, see if your city is listed here. The garden kits sell out quickly so visit purchase today and spend time enjoying your yard this summer.

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FAQs

What is a “Garden In A Box” and what does it include?

Most simply put, “Garden In A Box” is an easy, professionally designed, do it yourself xeric (low water) perennial or veggie garden kit.

Gardens include 14-30 starter plants that come in 4-inch pots. These plants come in rectangular 2 ft. x 1 ft. trays (see photo below), and will be hardened-off and ready to plant when you pick them up!

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Each garden also includes 1-4 professionally designed plant by number maps that make it easy to install your own perennial garden at home, and a comprehensive Plant and Care Guide that includes everything you will need to know to prepare for, plant, and maintain your new garden.

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How do I get my Garden In A Box?

All gardens will be available for pick up at one of our convenient distribution locations during the month of September. (For the complete 2019 Garden In A Box pick up schedule, more details coming soon.) To select your pick up, you must “Proceed to Checkout” on our online store where you will then be prompted to select your pick up location, date, and time. We do not ship our plants. 

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How do I claim my $25 discount?

You may be eligible for a $25 discount on our pre-planned Xeriscape garden collection through your water provider. To claim your discount you will have to first “Proceed to Check Out” in the garden store where you will be prompted to select your water provider. Your discount(s) should then automatically be applied to your order.

Discounts are limited, so make sure you order your garden sooner rather than later! 

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Am I eligible for a $25 discount on a Garden In A Box?

Residents in participating cities can receive a $25 discount on xeric gardens as long as discounts are still available.

2019 participating cities coming soon.

Whether you reside in a participating city or not, you may purchase a garden without the discount.

* Xeric Greatest Hits and the Vegetable Garden option is not eligible for the $25 discount

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I can't make it to my pick up. Can someone else pick up my garden?

Absolutely. Just make sure that they know the first and last name on the order and what exactly you ordered. 

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Does my Garden In A Box come with or in a box?

No, not exactly. Your Garden In A Box can easily be planted in a raised bed or garden “box,” but it does not include an actual box to plant the garden in. For full details on what your Garden In A Box does include, see above – “What is a ‘Garden In A Box’ and what does it include?” 

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Will the garden(s) fit in my car?

Probably, but this will depend on how many gardens you have purchased. Each garden will come with either one or two 2 ft. x 1 ft. trays of plants, so please plan accordingly.

Gardens with one 2 ft. x 1 ft. tray:

  • TBD

Gardens with two 2 ft. x 1 ft. trays:

Where do the plants come from?

All our plants are born and raised in Colorado. Our perennial plants come from Little Valley Wholesale Nursery in Brighton and Gulley Greenhouse and Garden Center in Fort Collins.

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Have the plants been treated with neonicotinoids?

No. None of our plants have ever been treated with neonicotinoids. 

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What is your return policy?

Refunds are accepted until 10 business days prior to your requested pick up. Once you have received your garden there are no exchanges or returns. 

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For additional FAQs and program details view our How It Works page.