Treasure Island Demonstration Garden

Treasure Island Demonstration Garden is located adjacent to Lake Laku, along the Poudre River Trail south of Eastman Park. Visit our Xeriscape demonstration area and pick up a brochure to learn how to implement xeriscape principles in your home.

You can also view the list of drought resistant plants in our garden.

Latin NameCommon Name
Arctostaphylos x coloradoensis 
Panchito Manzanita
Arctostaphylos x coloradoensis 
Mock Bearberry Manzanita
Calylophus sirrulatus “Prairie Lode”
Prairie Lode Sundrops
Cercocarpus intricatus 
Littleleaf Mountain Mahogany
Delosperma dyeri “Psdold”
Red Mountain Ice Plant
Echium amoenum
Red Feathers
Ephedra equisetina
Bluestem Joint Fir
Fallugia paradoxaApache Plume
Hesperaloe parviflora
Red Yucca
Penstemon rostriflorus
Bridges’ Penstemon
Prunus besseyi
Pawnee Buttes Sand Cherry
Rosa glauca, R. rubrifolia
Redleaf Rose
Satureja Montana var. illyrica 
Purple Winter Savory
Sporobolus wrightii
Giant Sacaton
Tanacetum densum ssp. Amani 
Partridge Feather

Group Garden Tours

If your group or club would like a tour of Treasure Island Demonstration Garden, please call 970-674-2440 to schedule. Tours can have a specific focus such as Plant Select®, xeric gardening, veggies or just a walk-through to see what is growing and blooming.

Parking is available beside the road for cars or small group buses. Most of the garden can be viewed from paved surfaces.

Garden Events

There are several free events that happen at Treasure Island Demonstration Garden through the growing season. To learn more, check out the Town of Windsor Parks, Recreation & Culture Activity Guide

Treasure Island Demonstration Garden Speakers

Call 970-674-2440 to schedule a speaker for your group. Workers at the garden will work to accommodate your requests and/or will draw from master gardener resources. All speakers will be experienced master gardeners. 

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers are welcome. The horticulture team could always use extra hands to help with planting, weeding, harvesting and maintaining this community treasure. Sign up to volunteer today!