DOING GOOD THROUGH GARDENING
PLANTS WITH A PURPOSE
Pioneers of purposeful planting
HEROES OF HORTICULTURE
Generations of plant explorers and seed collectors have spent their lives in remote regions of the world to bring back rare plant treasures. High Country Gardens shares the stories of a few who have profoundly impacted the West.
Shop Sustainable Lawn
Sustainability Begins In Your Backyard
Curb appeal guaranteed to make neighbors sit up and take notice. Your yard can use less water, support wildlife and inspire others. Go from boring to beautiful with ideas from these happy High Country Garden customers.
To co-exist with the land and wildlife, we needed to adapt our gardening practices, and to see plants for not only their beauty, but also their ability to preserve the environment. Read more about our founder and our mission.
High Country Gardens
Guides to Sustainable Gardening
Pollinator Garden Advice
Let your enthusiasm for gardening be a benefit to the planet and to pollinators. Make your yard a destination and a sanctuary for songbirds, hummingbirds, and insect pollinators.
A Legend’s Obsession
High Country Gardens founder, David Salman, was “obsessed” with growing plants of the genus Agastache. Find out why he calls them “the superstars” of a garden.
Fall is for Planting
In the Southwestern US, where winters are mild and summers are extremely hot, fall is the best time to plant. Get tips on how to establish strong roots for spring blooms.
Waterwise Gardening Tips
Xeriscaping doesn’t mean “zeroscaping”. A colorful, waterwise, yard can be as easy as 1-2-3. Follow our tips for planning xeriscaping zones that do more with less water.