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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Xeriscaping, that is landscaping to reduce or totally eliminate the need for watering by using drought resistant or tolerant plants, can be incorporated into an existing property in a cost-efficient manner but would be a questionable practice immediately after purchasing a home that is already landscaped.
Landscaping - Xeriscaping, the use of drought tolerant plants to reduce or eliminate additional watering, has been implemented throughout the property to promote efficient irrigation practices and reduce maintenance.
The water utility is pledging to save 600,000 gallons a year through customer incentives like coupons for xeriscaping lawns or better irrigation systems.
Saudi Aramco is also expanding its use of xeriscaping at Saudi Aramco facilities.
00 for every square foot of turf converted to xeriscaping, a water-conserving landscaping technique that uses drought-tolerant plants, mulch and efficient irrigation.
Other fixes include xeriscaping as well as gardening in zones to make sure that water-loving plants share a dedicated irrigation circuit.
Chapter 12 moves to the environment within which the building is sited with a discussion on the merits of edible landscapes and xeriscaping (especially important in drier climates).
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.
It also makes use of xeriscaping, utilizing native plant materials that require very little water.
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.
M2 EQUITYBITES-July 31, 2012-USANA Health Sciences Inc reduces carbon footprint with launch of xeriscaping project(C)2012 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.
Xeriscaping has become the "buzz" word for efficient water use, especially during drought.