Replace Your Lawn with Waterwise Alternatives 

Resource Central is redefining what Colorado yards look like. By partnering with water utilities, we’re able to offer a variety of free and low-cost programs that make it easy for homeowners to transform thirsty lawns into beautiful, sustainable yards. We’ll help you put conservation into action by upgrading your yard to a waterwise oasis that saves water and resources, attracts pollinators, and reduces lawn care. Stop struggling to maintain healthy grass and explore our lawn removal programs to find your next sustainable landscaping idea!


A woman in Denver, CO talking about her xeriscape gardenWaterwiseYards.org

Looking for design ideas and inspiration to get your lawn removal or xeriscape project started? Visit our new website, WaterwiseYards.org, to browse local yard transformation projects and see how easy it can be to replace grass with a beautiful drought-tolerant landscape. You’ll find eco-friendly design ideas, resources, and advice from your neighbors. You can even upload your very own waterwise yard!

Browse WaterwiseYards.org


A person removing a piece of sod to make space for a gardenLawn Removal Service

Removing part of your lawn to make space for a sustainable low-water garden doesn’t have to be exhausting and expensive. Leave the heavy lifting to us and sign up for our NEW Lawn Removal Service. Our team will physically remove and dispose of at least 200 square feet of maintained lawn for just $2 per square foot. You might even qualify for a 50% discount!

Learn about the Lawn Removal Service


pink and purple flowers in a xeriscapeGrass to Garden Program

The Grass to Garden program is our DIY solution for transforming your lawn into a sustainable low-water garden. Simply submit an application, get approved, and remove at least 200 square feet of grass. In return, we’ll give you a FREE Garden In A Box and drip irrigation kit! Available in select areas only while supplies last.

Learn about the Grass to Garden Program


A person moving a rack full of Garden In A BoxGarden In A Box

Our Garden In A Box program offers professionally designed waterwise garden kits tailor-made for Colorado yards. We take the guesswork out of selecting xeric plants and even include plant-by-numbers maps to help design your new xeriscape. The colorful plants are sure to attract pollinators and add curb appeal to your property.

Learn about Garden In A Box