the cost of not conserving?
you know what xeriscaping is?
xeriscape was originally a trademark of the Denver Colorado
Water Department. It comes from the Greek word xeros which
means dry. It is pronounced zir-i-scape. Xeriscaping is the
term for using practices which create a water conserving landscape.
conserves water and that helps protect the environment. To xeriscape
you use appropriate plants and group them with others that
have the same water needs. You use an efficient watering system
and add mulch to keep water from evaporating as fast.
Can you discover
the answers to these? Use the resources below to help you learn
more about xeriscaping, to create a plan for your home or school,
or to help others learn more about it.
How much water can you save by using xeriscaping?
What are the 8 things you need to do if you want to xeriscape your
What is the Oasis zone and where should a homeowner plan to put
an Oasis zone?
How would you know what type of plants will be in the drought tolerant
What is a natural zone and where would a homeowner use a natural
pages can help you find out more.
Tampa Bay will show you some plants and tell you how to
begin setting up a plan for your landscaped areas.
includes a section on planning, use of mulch, water-efficient
plants, and soil preparation.
of Xeriscape Gardening lists the eight basic principles
a Water-Wise Landscape covers the steps needed to plan
and create a xeriscape area.