Look for this colorful one acre garden as you drive along Old Penitentiary Road on your way to the Idaho Botanical Garden.
The Water Conservation Landscape focuses on water conserving plants that are attractive to humans as well as insect pollinators and hummingbirds, and serves as a dramatic statement that one has arrived at IBG.
This previously weed infested, undeveloped flat ground includes a large berm edge constructed in 2006 to prevent water from flooding the Idaho State Historical Society Public Archives and Research Library.
This waterwise garden serves as a demonstration garden while it helps control exotic plants and noxious weeds
Developed from a beautiful landscape design by Madeline George Garden Design, generous funding from United Water, and supplies donated by Rain Bird and Silver Creek Supply, the Water Conservation Landscape is accompanied by plant labels, plant lists, informational handouts, and an interpretive sign.
Its goal is to encourage the homeowner to utilize the methods and materials demonstrated there.