Xeriscaping is the act of landscaping using plants that do not
need a great deal of water. It is also the more efficient use of
water to take care of your landscape. Xeriscaping is becoming
more popular in areas that are naturally dry and areas that are
prone to drought.
Many people, when they think of landscape with xeriscape think
of cactus and rock gardens. The truth is that these types of
landscape designs are very efficient and make interesting
landscapes. Cacti come in many varieties and can be quite
beautiful. Many cactus plants bloom with lovely flowers as well.
Cactus can add an interesting look to your landscape, and add a
uniqueness and distinction to your yard. If you have young
children, however, it is a good idea to choose cacti without
spines. There are different types of cactus plants that do not
have the harp spines we think of, and there are plenty of other
plants, related to cactus, called succulents that are great for