Over the years, the 7 Principles of Xeriscape, originally conceived by Denver Water in 1981, have expanded into simple and applicable concepts to create appealing landscapes that use less water. These principles provide you with the tools to have a xeric design that fits your style.
A well-designed and well-planned landscape with low-water-use materials can be a beautiful addition, inviting to wildlife, provide year-round interest, and most importantly save water. Castle Rock Water advocates a colorful landscape, that ties in with the native landscape. A ColoradoScape should be full of vibrant, low-water plants and one that incorporates each of the seven principles outlined below.