Definitions for xeriscaping:
-environmental design of residential and parkland using various methods for minimizing theneed for water use

Citations for xeriscaping:
-the homes were big, and all three looked exactly alike: sand-colored stucco, red,Mexican-tile roofs, natural desert xeriscaping in the front, and backyards withpeanut-shaped pools enclosed by black wrought-iron fences.
Origin of xeriscaping:
-Xeriscaping emerged in the 1980s. The word xeric means “of, relating to, oradapted to a dry environment,” and is derived from the Greek term xērósmeaning “dry.”