No more thirsty lawns! Xeriscaping is the answer.

December 29, 2015
(Photo credit: Kelly Boesch/

(Photo credit: Kelly Boesch/

Not all plants are greedy water gobblers. Xeriscaping is the art of planting only drought resistant, low-water-use plants, which can cut water consumption by 60 percent.

Here’s an introduction to the art of “dry” landscaping:

Nancy Bo Flood

As a fish-brain surgeon or a rodeo poem wrangler, I have loved stories. I strongly believe that words – in poetry or prose – help heal our hearts and give us new eyes to see the world. I was first a research psychologist studying brain development at the University of Minnesota and London University before following my passion – writing for children. Learn more...