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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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Como ya se menciono, el xeriscape favorece la utilizacion de especies adaptadas a cada clima.
"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.
Keywords: xeriscape, urban water, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Acceptance of water-conserving, Xeriscape landscapes appears to be growing, though the rate of adoption seems to be lagging and suggests that significant barriers may well exist (Spinti, St-Hilaire, and Van Leeuwen, 2004).
When describing the present situation with Xeriscape in Florida, the staff analysis noted that, "[i]n some subdivisions, developers, homeowners' associations, and other entities have developed deed restrictions and covenants that impose strict requirements on property owners in relation to the manner and style of landscaping and other aesthetic features for the subdivision." (69)
It also aims to creatively utilise foliage and xeriscape gardening as a practical alternative to lawns and for reducing irrigation water consumption.
The environmental features of the facility include: high-efficiency boilers; continuous carbon dioxide and chemical and pollutant monitoring; lighting controls with low wattage lighting; decreased light pollution to the surrounding areas; and xeriscape landscaping.
* New Belgium's new packaging hall, completed in 2007, incorporates several green building and energy conservation measures, including: skylights, solar tubes and windows for daytime illumination; an HVAC system that features displacement-ventilation technology and direct/indirect cooling and is Freon free; and water conservation elements including landscaping that utilizes "xeriscape" principles.
In the xeriscape class we learn that you can have a lovely garden, you just need to use good judgment when it comes to your plant selections, and include some water saving options such as drip irrigation.
Wenatchee Ave., and Riverfront Park Xeriscape Garden.
Xeriscape is a creative approach to landscaping that includes the use of well-adapted plants, efficient irrigation, careful design and proper maintenance.
I am fortunate to live in Old Thornton where I am allowed to Xeriscape. We Xeriscaped our yard over 20 years ago to save both water and time on yard work.