Good things come in sevens – ancient wonders, oceans, dwarves. Now you can add principles of xeriscape design to that list. In just seven easy steps, you can landscape your yard to be both water-wise and attractive. Get to know your yard – the areas that receive the most sunlight, the soil types – and be creative. Map out a design for your yard that includes shady spots and low water-use plants and turf that will maximize both conservation and aesthetic appeal. Make seven your lucky number with xeriscape.
Conserving water is a year-round activity. In fact, the best way for you to conserve water is to make it a regular habit. This 12-month planner can help, with dozens of easy ideas and a new focus each month. Check out this month's feature, and make a note in your calendar to check back here every month. Better yet, sign up for our monthly reminder email.