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2013-04-20 23:03:32

Ecoscape Environmental Design, a landscaping company from Boulder, CO, will host an educational workshop on xeriscaping on Sunday, April 21st in Broomfield in celebration of Earth Day.

2009-06-05 11:00:00

BOULDER, Colo., June 5 /PRNewswire/ -- elephantjournal.com offers a photo slideshow and brief history of Xeriscape, the "green" method of low-maintenance, climate-appropriate landscaping that works in harmony with whatever region you live in. To read more, please visit: http://www.elephantjournal.com/2009/05/what-is-xeriscape-by-waylon-lewis/ elephantjournal.com:

2008-08-18 18:00:41

By Joyzelle Davis Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage plans to open its Northglenn store in late October, the 27th Colorado store for the Lakewood- based chain.Vitamin Cottage is building the store "as green as we can," said spokeswoman Nancy Flynn.

2008-08-12 12:00:53

Rain Bird, the leading manufacturer and provider of irrigation products and services, named the finalists for its 2008 Intelligent Use of Water(TM) Award, which recognizes persons or organizations whose innovation, leadership, ingenuity and overall commitment to improved landscape water efficiency has raised the standard for outdoor water conservation.

2008-07-25 09:00:51

By Martin E. Comas, The Orlando Sentinel, Fla. Jul. 25--MOUNT DORA When it comes to saving water, city leaders say it's time to practice what they preach -- starting with the front lawn at City Hall. In the past few weeks, workers have been busy replacing the city's water-thirsty St.

2007-05-03 06:00:17

By Anthony Navas and Maria Arroyave, The Miami Herald May 3--During Aventura's Arbor Day ceremony Friday, students from Aventura City of Excellence School performed original music and recited poetry in celebration of the city's 10th consecutive year as a Tree City USA.


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2009-07-04 14:32:56

Xeriscaping and Xerogardening refers to landscaping and gardening in ways that help reduce or even eliminate the need for irrigation. This practice is promoted in areas that do not have easily accessible fresh water supply. As climate patterns shift, more and more regions are using this method. The term "˜xeri' or "˜xero' comes from the Greek "˜xeros' which means "dry". Plants that require the appropriate amount of irrigation in reference to the local climate are emphasized, and care...

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