Zeroscape is NOT Xeriscape

I am providing a few slides for a colleague of mine for the Southern Colorado Sustainability Conference upcoming next week on November 18 and 19 in Colorado Springs.  The portion of the presentation I am providing is on Xeriscape and how it relates to residential applications and in particular residential retrofits.  In the provided slides,Continue reading “Zeroscape is NOT Xeriscape”

Water-Wise Landscapes

Xeriscape is a common term used as it relates to the landscape architecture profession, especially in the State of Colorado.  According to dictionary.com, xeriscape “employs drought-resistant plants in an effort to conserve resources, especially water”.   In Colorado, this is vital for not only water conservation, but also as a money-saving strategy.  Most consumers are not goingContinue reading “Water-Wise Landscapes”