Xeriscaping – landscape (an area) in a style which requires little or no irrigation. Xeriscaping is a water conservation concept that originated in Colorado and now spreading across the United States. The term Xeriscape is a combination of two Greek words – xeros meaning dry, and scape meaning view. It is not the same as “zero-scaping”, [...]

Xeriscaping, Drought Tolerant Land Cover

combining texture, shape, colour - Native Agave Garden "native to the southern and western United States, Mexico and central and tropical South America"

Nice stonework on the house and I like the zero-scape yard.  Website has beautiful pics of the home.

Nice stonework on the house and I like the zero-scape yard. I could spray paint the big stone pot in the front yard

Xeriscape doesn't mean Zero-scape

Xeriscape doesn't mean Zero-scape

Simple linear landscapes. Lots of grasses and perennials. Gorgeous.

Dream Landscapes: 10 Perennial Gardens Inspired by Piet Oudolf

// Vineyard Retreat by Scott Lewis Landscape Architecture. Photography by Matthew Millman

Smother your lawn, replace with mulch, zero scape tutorial

Smother and Replace Your Lawn With Mulch

Living with a mulched lawn. Plant sages, salvias, rosemary, kangaroo paws, blue fescue and other species that require little or no watering.