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Waterwise Landscaping. Purpose of Landscaping. Waterwise Options. Wildfire Aware Options. Zeroscaping. Low to No Maintenance Landscaping Design. Characteristics. Uses a variety of rocks for design Sparse use of drought-resistant plants Relies on rainwater or limited watering. Benefits.

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Waterwise landscaping

Waterwise Landscaping


Purpose of landscaping

Purpose of Landscaping


Waterwise options

WaterwiseOptions

Wildfire Aware Options


Zeroscaping

Zeroscaping

Low to No Maintenance Landscaping Design


Characteristics

Characteristics

  • Uses a variety of rocks for design

  • Sparse use of drought-resistant plants

  • Relies on rainwater or limited watering


Benefits

Benefits

  • Conserves water

  • Saves $$$

  • Low maintenance

  • Presents minimal pest and disease problems

  • Saves landfill space


Disadvantages

Disadvantages

  • Scarcity of plant life

  • Possibility of unattractive aesthetic quality


Xeriscaping

Xeriscaping

Water –Conservative Approach to Landscaping


Characteristics1

Characteristics

  • Uses a variety of rocks to enhance design

  • Uses multiple drought-tolerant plants

  • Can be very colorful

  • Relies on rainwater or limited watering


Benefits1

Benefits

  • Conserves water

  • Provides attractive planning options

  • Presents minimal pest and disease problems

  • Requires low pruning and maintenance

  • Saves landfill space


Disadvantages1

Disadvantages

  • Initial cost may be high

  • Initial cost offset by future savings


  • Fire aware landscaping

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    30’

    Zone 1

    Zone 2

    Zone 3

    “Fire Aware” Landscaping


    Principles for waterwise landscaping

    Principles for Waterwise Landscaping

    Tips from the Office of Community Services, Fort Lewis College


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