Xeriscape Information

Tips and Tidbits

The Town of Parker promotes xeric landscaping. Below are numerous tips and tidbits about xeriscaping.

For additional information view the Town's landscaping requirements and resources.

Town of Parker Tree Resource Manual Now Available

The Town of Parker has completed the “Approved Tree Resource Manual.” This guidebook has been compiled to assist homeowners and developers in the selection of tree species that are acceptable for use in landscapes within the Town of Parker. It provides information on 26 shade trees, 33 ornamental trees and 13 evergreen trees that are all well-suited for Colorado.

In this guidebook, residents and developers will find details on tree growth habits, irrigation needs, mature height and spread, preferred soil types, liabilities and usage suggestions. All tree descriptions are accompanied by color photographs. The manual is available at Town Hall for $20. For more information, please contact Erik Stadsvold, Urban Forester / Horticulturalist at 303.840.9546.

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