xeriscaping


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xe•ri•scap•ing

(ˈzɪər ɪˌskeɪ pɪŋ)

also xe′ri•scape`,


n.
environmental design of residential and park land using various methods for minimizing the need for water use.
[1980–85; xer(ic) + (land)scaping]
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The report highlights that focusing on irrigation efficiency by promoting xeriscaping, which is a form of landscaping that uses native, drought-resistant plants that are succulent, and water
Xeriscaping or the use of drought-resistant plants conserves water.
Additional efficiency improvements include premium efficiency motors, variable frequency drives, and elimination of continuous pumping, pervious paving, and xeriscaping.
Landscaping specifically to require little irrigation can be achieved with xeriscaping, as native and drought-resistant plants will typically require little water outside of rain allowance.
In fiscal 2016, NAVSUP FLC Pearl Harbor executed several energy conservation and xeriscaping projects, continued efforts to minimize purchase and storage of hazardous material throughout the region, collaborated with the Environmental Protection Agency to improve operation and maintenance of underground storage tanks, and conducted several command engagement and community outreach events.
The community is also focused on sustainability, with Energy Star appliances, solar panels and xeriscaping to conserve water.
Are your clients becoming more interested in xeriscaping and other efforts to reduce water consumption?
Xeriscaping is defined as "quality landscaping that conserves water and protects the environment" (Xeriscape, 2015).
I moved to the hot, dry desert 40 years ago, when everything was about xeriscaping and being water-wise.
there is a move toward xeriscaping, a term derived from the Greek word xeros, meaning dry.
Consider xeriscaping if you are affected by water-use restrictions.
Sustainable water solutions such as low-flush toilets and xeriscaping are discussed.