Chandler's Xeriscape Demonstration Garden is a joint projects among the Water Conservation Division, the Arts Commission, and the Parks Division.
It features community art, walking paths and water-wise plants and is designed to demonstrate a low maintenance landscape full of color and fragrance. The park was originally installed in 1987 and was recently remodeled.
The Xeriscape Garden is a functional, user-friendly demonstration space with mature trees, shrubs and plants found in the "Landscape Plants of the Desert Southwest"
booklet available from the Water Conservation office. There is a granite path that flows between areas of the garden where themes include a children/pet friendly area, a wildlife garden and a low maintenance garden. Changes in grading help to reduce erosion and also highlight passive water harvesting techniques through the installation of berms and swales. Large signage explains design and landscaping techniques and smaller signs on many of