Chances are, if you live in an arid or semi-arid region, you’re already familiar with xeriscaping—even if you haven’t heard of the term. Derived from “xeros,” the Greek word for “dry,” xeriscaping is the practice of designing landscapes that require little or no more water than what the natural climate provides.

And if you don’t live in an area where droughts are an issue, you should still learn about this landscaping philosophy. There are benefits to xeriscaping that go beyond conserving water. Read on.

Hot color dry garden

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