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Definition of "xeriscape" []

  • A landscaping method designed to conserve water in arid regions by using plants that require little water and by employing efficient irrigation techniques (noun)
  • To landscape (an arid place) in a way that conserves by using plants that require little water and by employing efficient irrigation techniques (verb)
  • A kind of landscape design for arid regions, minimising the need for irrigation. (noun)

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  • To landscape in a water-friendly manner. (verb)

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Use "xeriscape" in a sentence
  • "A garden that uses only plants needing little or no summer water is called a xeriscape - from the Greek word xeros, meaning dry."
  • "At the workshops, which will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., participants will learn how to plant and care for hardier, drought-resistant landscaping called xeriscape:"
  • "Though, I first recommend you not have a lawn if you can landscape with xeriscape plants, but if you do have one, water until you can cut a hole with a spade or knife and touch about 10 deep in the soil."