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Question of The Week 10/21/2017

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This week's question of the week.

Q: I hear the terms "Zero-scape", Hardscape - what is it and what’s the difference?

A: Well, "zero-scape" literally means nothing. In our case living in Santa Fe, NM, just dirt! It’s nothing, nada, zero, zip!

No such meaning.

What you must mean is Xeric-scape.

Xeric-scape is NOT is just gravel and native plants. Xeric-scape is a landscaping style that reduces or eliminates the need for supplemental water from irrigation by using drought-tolerant plants.

Some examples are but not limited to: sedums, lavender, yarrow, Russian Sage, Chamisa, thyme, and even some grasses.

Hardscape refers to hard landscape materials within a landscape. Examples would include flagstone, moss rock, fencing, irrigation, and gravel. This type of work can be done any time of the year.

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