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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Steve Roebuck, the president of the homeowners group at Avery Ranch, said that about two to three requests come in each week to xeriscape and that the change has been "well-received.
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).
The Legislature finds that Xeriscape contributes to the conservation of water.
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.
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.
The Garden Tour featured five homes with a variety of sizes and landscape maturity as well as a community xeriscape project.
Wal-Mart executives are pleased with the results of the xeriscape that integrates native, drought-tolerant plants and drip irrigation for the landscaping.
Masses of feathery purple-gray muhly grass and clusters of papyrus border the planting areas and contribute to the xeriscape quality.
Sharpe redirected his savings into a modified xeriscape concept, using native plants and well-placed rock to create a modern look that also conserves water.