Low Cost Landscaping

The new trend of responsible home owners is to make responsible choices that are healthy for the family and the environment. Previously, what has been the shining symbol of home ownership in America is also a great loss to the environment – lush and soft grass. As the image of the lawn has gained great status in the 20th century, owners have worked countless hours and spent countless dollars to develop and uphold the perfect lawn. To keep a lawn green and weed free  requires frequent watering, maintenance, and mowing. But today, with a great consideration of the environmental impact of their daily activities, many homeowners have begun to diminish the use of water resources and energy and chemical fertilizers and herbicides. A new trend is gaining popularity as a solution to ecological problems and economic costs linked with lawns: Xeriscaping.                        

The term Xeriscape (“x” is distinct like “z”) comes from the Greek “Xero,” which means dried out. Xeriscaping is simply a scene that is tailored to thrive with little preservation. It in general requires less water, pest control and fertilizer than traditional landscaping, saving resources of money, time and scenery. The main objective of Xeriscape is to exploit the ordinary features of the land and not to force something in the plane of the world. This means designing a Xeriscape should to take into account the contour and slope, soil and plants and flowers that are resident to the region and typical weather.

Because the performance of a xeriscape is basically right, regional landscape can be very undemanding to make changes. Look at your landscape plan in progress and see what can be adapted to reduce maintenance costs and save resources. There is a wide variety of beautiful and interesting plants and items that can be incorporated into a Xeriscape design!


Xeriscaping is the procedure of creating a landscape with very little water. Several techniques are necessary for this process. Selecting appropriate plants, soils, compost used, placing topsoil and plants are the main aspects of Xeriscaping. Landscape in a harsh environment has only been possible with the power of Xeriscaping. It significantly reduces the use of … Continue reading

Xeriscape and Hydroponic Gardening Save Water and Space

You may well be asking, “What is Xeriscape gardening? ” Pronounced “zera-scape” gardening, it is simply an added efficient way to garden. Though the idea of Xeriscape may seem unusual to the people, it is an easier plus much more adaptable way of gardening which can be used in a number of kinds of gardens. … Continue reading

Xeriscaped Plants

Xeriscape is a growing trend to help reduce the cost of planting and increase growing output. This technique makes use of the least amount of water to conserve water for drinking or for other personal uses. This method is relatively more common in dry regions such as deserts and geographic areas that have high temperatures … Continue reading

Xeriscaped Landscaping

There are many areas of the world where climatic surroundings are too dry. Xeriscaping can provide a beautiful landscape. The techniques drawn in xeriscaping allow the gardener to utilize plants that need only small amounts of water or use water more competently in your garden. Even in barren region conditions, you can have a beautiful … Continue reading

Benefits of Companion Planting

Companion planting is a natural and effective method of gardening. This process of gardening is the product of an environment which is natural. It’s a method of growing two or more plants close to the area they face to prevent insects that are pests, draw beneficial insects, be a focus for wildlife like birds and … Continue reading

More about Passive Solar Design

Passive solar design is a style of design and structure that takes the benefit of solar heat through south windows to provide the majority of heating and cooling, which is necessary for a home. By optimizing the location of the house, the position of trees and shrubs, window position, the type of selected windows and … Continue reading

Drip Irrigation for Efficient Gardening

Drip irrigation is a method of using natural wealth in the most efficient way to irrigate, which helps to save natural resources, but improves soil’s production capacity. All mechanisms are synchronized in the most advantageous way that natural resources are spent for the minimum necessary for irrigation. The main ingredients of this new irrigation system … Continue reading

Harvesting with Rain Water

If you live in an area of drought and looking to conserve water because it is a valuable resource it is not impossible for you to make a garden. You can apply rainwater harvesting efficiently at home. This is an easy process of gardening even in the desert regions. I have planned to do it … Continue reading

Get a Beautiful Landscape with Low Maintenance by Xeriscaping

All of us know that gardening takes lots of time and the person who is busy most of the times cannot afford to make a garden. But it is not known to a majority of people that there is a process of gardening where it is possible to make a garden with a very low … Continue reading