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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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The landscaped area of MWC Chennai has used the philosophy of Xeriscaping by planting native plant species which do not consume too much water and are drought resistant.
At the same time, she acknowledged how high the water bills would be without conserving water--saying it is a major motivation for more properties in the West to shift to xeriscaping.
One of the largest initiatives the company implemented was xeriscaping its landscape, which resulted in a savings of 2,650,000 gallons of water per year.
Irish has cultivated and xeriscaped the Sonoran Desert for over twenty years, and her story of how she and her husband changed the barren plot to a haven for local wildlife and plants makes for a powerful survey highly recommended for any gardening collection strong in xeriscaping.
Xeriscaping has become the "buzz" word for efficient water use, especially during drought.
By taking out oversized concrete sidewalks and replacing them with red sandstone pavers and xeriscaping the front, the building became part of the original Denver streetscape.
Moreover, our aesthetic was of the global-warming-conscious, low-water-use, xeriscaping nature, while Annelle's was all fireworks and bright florals.
solar array, xeriscaping for water conservation, use of Green Seal certified cleaning products, and single stream recycling, including a special "reclaim" room to ensure that virtually all reusable or recyclable conference related materials are repurposed (often donated to local groups)--from vinyl conference banners and foam board, to pens and tote bags.
The plant with acceptable appearance and low water requirement could be a good choice to use in xeriscaping in arid and semiarid regions (Fig.
67) The bill updated the definition of Xeriscaping and forbade homeowners' associations from prohibiting a property owner from implementing Xeriscaping.
Clean Water and Water Conservation sessions will cover specific strategies focused on new technologies targeting both mitigation and adaptation from xeriscaping to rain harvesting to grey water usage.
Together, he and Roma, his wife, are landscaping their property using intricate stonework designs and xeriscaping, a technique that incorporates natural grasses and conserves water.