Gardening with Little Water: "Xeriscaping" (Trademark of Denver Water)
"Xeriscaping" was coined by the Denver Water department in 1981, to name their method of conserving water in outdoor beautification efforts.
Many people in the broadcasting and gardening industries mispronounce this neologism as "zeroscaping."
In Greek, "xeri" means "dry."
My own example of "xeriscaping" appears above in the photograph. Rocks collected from the surrounding area enhance the early spring plants.
©M-J de Mesterton 2010