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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In much of Texas, where drying winds necessitate water-wise gardening every season, green windbreaks of fall-planted grains, such as wheat, rye, sorghum or oats, shield winter onions and spring vegetables, and switchgrass, tall sunflowers or corn serve as shelter crops in summer.
Ever since, we've called attention to wilderness conservation, water-wise gardening, recycling, and innovative home remodeling and technology.
The segment takes viewers through two water agencies' water-efficient demonstration gardens to learn how water-wise gardening techniques can translate into real water savings, up to 50 percent for homeowners.
Topics include water-wise gardening, mulch and composting, lawn care, edible landscaping, yard pest control, right plant right place, gardening for wildlife, streamside management and storm-water runoff.