Xeriscape Resources

LOW WATER LANDSCAPING INFORMATION

The Okanagan Xeriscape Association (OXA) is a non-profit organization providing in-depth information on xeriscaping. Articles and information on how to xeriscape for both new and established gardens, including a complete description of the Seven Principles of Xeriscape to get you started.

The OXA hosts xeriscape classes, workshops and events and has also created the UnH2O demonstration garden .

The searchable Okanagan Plant Database is a fabulous resource to help you find the best plants for your garden conditions.

NURSERIES FOR LOW WATER AND NATIVE PLANTS

Link to Bluestem Nurseries by Waterwise Landscape Design in Kelowna

Specialising in ornamental grasses and other drought tolerant plants along with willows for those living in moister climates.

VISIT BLUESTEM NURSERY

Link to Drought Smart Plants by Waterwise Landscape Design in Kelowna

Fabulous source for succulents and other drought tolerant plants along with a ton of information on waterwise gardening.

VISIT DROUGHT SMART PLANTS

Link to Grasslands Nursery and Garden Supplies by Waterwise Landscape Design in Kelowna

Located in Summerland– a wide selection of carefully selected xeriscape plants including annuals, shrubs, natives and edibles.

VISIT GRASSLANDS NURSERY

Link to Bluestem Nurseries by Waterwise Landscape Design in Kelowna

Over 20 years in business and still growing strong, Sagebrush grows interior hardy trees, shrubs, grasses, and perennials native to BC.

VISIT SAGEBRUSH NURSERY

Link to Drought Smart Plants by Waterwise Landscape Design in Kelowna

Located in Kelowna, Wildbloom specializes in, but is not limited to, native and non-native drought-tolerant xeriscape plants.

VISIT WILDBLOOM NURSERY