xeriscaping

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xeriscaping

Landscaping that uses plants and elements requiring little or no water. The xeriscaping movement is gaining momentum among environmentally conscious corporations making choices for their office landscaping.

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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>>.
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.
For the duration of the flight, you and this woman talk about what you might do in Denver (visit the botanical gardens), which leads to a conversation about xeriscape gardening.
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.
The Sustainable Landscaping project aims to transform the campus landscape from one dependent on annuals, chemical fertilizers and pesticides, frequent watering and weeding, to one dominated by perennials, xeriscape, and chemical-free native plants.
From the Greek word xeros, meaning dry, xeriscape designs draw on a wide variety of attractive indigenous and drought-tolerant plants, shrubs, and ground cover to replace the thirsty green lawns found in most suburbs.
Paradise Valley and Sun City Xeriscape Gardens made possible by Bureau of Reclamation Grant awarded to Water Resources Team
Visitors to the Shedd can see a number of garden types at the aquarium's sustainable landscape exhibit including a Rain Garden where water runoff is collected and utilized by the plants; a Xeriscape Garden which can survive droughts without irrigation; and a Wetland Garden which utilizes plants that are suitable for low-lying or flood-prone areas.