7 Principles of Highly Effective Xeriscape

Chances are, you’ve heard the word “xeriscape” thrown around, right?  But what is it?  

According to the Arizona Municipal Water Users Association, more than 50% of water used in Greater Phoenix homes is used outdoors.  Xeriscape, from the Greek “xeros” meaning “dry,” simply means finding ways to reduce water usage in your landscape. 

So do what you can to conserve water, using the seven xeriscape principles outlined in the What is Xeriscape? article, to create a highly efficient, low-water landscape that’s beautiful and peaceful.

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