Xeriscape


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Xeriscape

Derived from the Greek word “xeros,” meaning dry and combined with “landscape,” Xeriscape means gardening with less than average water. It is a trademarked term for water-efficient choices in planting and irrigation design that refers to seven basic principles for conserving water and protecting the environment: (1) planning and design, (2) use of well-adapted plants, (3) soil analysis, (4) practical turf areas, (5) use of mulches, (6) appropriate maintenance, and (7) efficient irrigation.
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We didn't really want to go full xeriscape in the front yard because we still wanted to keep a Texas look and not an Arizona look," Roebuck said.
Xeriscape est une approche contemporaine d'entretien paysager: <<xeros>> qui tire son origine du Grec signifie <<sec>> alors que <<scape>> d'origine Anglo-saxon, fait reference a <<la vue>>.
Figure 5 shows how homeowners responded when asked if cost was a prohibitive factor in considering whether or not to adopt Xeriscape.
Although the legislation now made it impermissible for a deed restriction or covenant entered after October 1, 2001, to prohibit any property owner from implementing Xeriscape or Florida-friendly landscape on his or her land, there was not enough political will to pass a retroactive application of the statute.
The city offers a number of publications to assist customers in converting from grass to xeriscape.
Xeriscape is a trademarked term, spelled with a capital X, and pronounced zeer-escape.
The concept of Xeriscape is based on seven primary principles: planning and design; limiting turf areas; selecting and zoning plants appropriately; improving the soil; using mulches; irrigating efficiently and performing appropriate maintenance.
For her water-conscious design, Peck received a Xeriscape merit award from the Excellence in Landscape competition sponsored by the Associated Landscape Contractors of Colorado.
What are elements of a xeriscape that help save water?
The word xeriscape (pronounced ZEE-ruh-scape) was first used in 1981 to encourage designers, homeowners, and others to develop landscaped areas that require 50% less water without sacrificing beauty and usefulness.
One example is xeriscape, a concept defined as "quality landscaping that conserves water and protects the environment.