Garden Topics

At the Scottsdale Xeriscape Garden at Chaparral Park many topics of interest are addressed through creative signage. The topics fall under the categories of Planning and Design, Desert Habitat, Plant Care, About Water, and What is This? 


Planning and Design


Desert Habitat 


Plant Care



About Water


What Is This?




The Scottdale Water Conservation Office sincerely appreciates the commitment and support of our partners in the writing and illustration of the Scottsdale Xeriscape Garden educational signage:
  • Robyn Baker Horticulturist
  • Cathy Cromell Author, Editor
  • Jo Rolfe, Artist, Illustrator

Special thanks to the professional reviewers
who comments and suggestions contributed to the development of the signage at the Xeriscape Garden:
  • Robert Emanual Water Resource Educator
  • Mary Irish Horticulture Author, Consultant
  • Judy Mielke, Landscape Architect, Author
  • Joetta Miller Sustainable Landscapes Expert
  • Kent Newland Botanist
  • Master Gardeners University of Arizona Cooperative Extension

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