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Xeriscaping is a way to create a beautiful garden utilizing several techniques that will allow you to keep the soil moist and your plants alive for seasons to come. To add your own pictures, you have to upgrade to the $9.99 “Professional” version. 6. Convert a resource-guzzling lawn into a lovely, money-saving edible landscape. The slightly glaucus colouring of the finely cut leaves, makes this an elegant choice that tones in well with red brick, slate and grey stone.

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Publisher: Ulan Press (August 31, 2012)



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