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xer·i·scape

 (zîr′ĭ-skāp′)
n.
A landscaping method that employs drought-resistant plants and special techniques to conserve water.


xer′i·scape′ v.

xeriscape

(ˈzɪərɪˌskeɪp)
n
(Horticulture) a landscaping method designed to conserve water in arid regions by using plants that require little water and by employing efficient irrigation techniques
vb (tr)
(Horticulture) to landscape (an arid place) in a way that conserves by using plants that require little water and by employing efficient irrigation techniques
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By installing Xeriscapes into our properties, we're looking forward to not only saving on our water and labor costs, we're glad to be playing a part in helping the environment as well.
Vegas Wash Clean Up and Southern Nevada Xeriscapes Programs
Additionally, an estimated 160,000 trees and 8,200 gardens, xeriscapes and green spaces were created.
To conserve water, native plants are used liberally in landscapes around homes and all plants with like water needs are grouped as xeriscapes.
Volunteers also greened-up their communities by creating or improving 6,400 gardens, xeriscapes and green spaces.
This Manzanita cultivar, with striking red bark, is an adaptable mounding shrub tolerating average soil conditions, growing in full sun and popular for xeriscapes.
A secondary component is tied to the practice of harvesting storm water for reuse in watering xeriscapes or as non-potable for cooling towers and flushing toilets.
Hardy enough to grow in nearly all Sunset climate zones, Virginia creeper will thrive in either full sun or filtered shade, and its low water requirement makes it a natural choice for xeriscapes.
Nor do xeriscapes require no watering or irrigation systems.
A secondary component is tied to the practice of harvesting storm water in cisterns for reuse for watering xeriscapes or as non-potable water for cooling towers and toilet room use.