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2 years 9 months ago

Recent rain only a drop in the bucket

Southern Colorado is under severe to extreme drought conditions, making the recent rain feel like a small drop in the bucket. Since January 1, Colorado Springs has received 2.42 inches of precipitation. Normally, Colorado Springs receives 7.24 inches by this time. In Pueblo, the year-to-date total is 3.23 inches...

2 years 11 months ago

Saving money through xeriscape

Xeriscape, pronounced 'zeera-scape,' not 'zero-scape,' certainly ensures that there is no shortage of landscaping options to choose from, nor does it mean you only have cacti to choose from. You can make a garden containing flowering plants or incorporate green-type plants in your outdoor oasis. Not matter your choice...

2 years 11 months ago

The 411 on xeriscape

If you are a native Coloradoan or just moved to Colorado and want to get your yard in order for the summer without breaking the bank watering it - make sure to join us this morning as we will go live from Colorado Springs Utilities Conservation and Environmental Center in...

3 years 10 months ago

Xeriscaping saves money

We all know spring means planting. But Colorado Springs Utilities wants everyone to keep in mind how much water a plant can use. At the Utilities demonstration garden, dozens of plants are already in full bloom. There's lots of color and variety and all are xeriscape plants -- meaning...

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