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Conserve. Waterwise Landscaping. Purpose of Landscaping. Principles for Waterwise Landscaping. Waterwise Options. Zeroscaping Xeriscaping. Wildfire Aware Options. Defensible landscaping Zoning. Zeroscaping. Low to No Maintenance Landscaping Design. Characteristics.

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Conserve

Conserve

Waterwise Landscaping



Principles for waterwise landscaping
Principles for Waterwise Landscaping


Waterwise options
Waterwise Options

  • Zeroscaping

  • Xeriscaping

Wildfire Aware Options

  • Defensible landscaping

  • Zoning


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 for design

  • Sparse use of drought resistant plants

  • 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

  • None!

    • Initial cost is offset by future savings


Fire aware landscaping trees in zone 2 and 3 only

Zone 3

Zone 2

Zone 1

“Fire Aware” LandscapingTrees in Zone 2 and 3 only