Exerscaping: Plan the Soil, Plants, Grass, and Mulch and Water To Maintain

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Xeriscape landscaping uses plants that can tolerate dry conditions. It also emphasizes minimal use of fertilizers and pesticides. Xeriscape landscapes do not require a great deal of care therefore a considerable amount of money and time can be saved. Xeriscaping will enable you to establish and maintain a landscape that is attractive and environmentally friendly. Xeriscaping follows an approach to landscaping that uses seven underlying principles:

  • plan and design
  • soil
  • plants
  • grass
  • mulch
  • water
  • maintenance

Download this fact sheet to learn more about the basic principles of xeriscaping and the benefits of this type of landscaping for your home and the environment.

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