Xeriscape is a common term used as it relates to the landscape architecture profession, especially in the State of Colorado. According to dictionary.com, xeriscape “employs drought-resistant plants in an effort to conserve resources, especially water”. In Colorado, this is vital for not only water conservation, but also as a money-saving strategy. Most consumers are not going to plant low water-use plants just because it saves our precious resource, water. Most consumers plant low-water use plants because it is the cost-effective thing to do.
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