Homebuyers, sellers and builders see Green in lawn-free houses

Homebuilders’ plans to roll out new housing are not hampered by this lawn restriction. In a preemptive move, builders have already adopted xeriscaping on new properties to eliminate or greatly reduce the need for irrigated water. As you might expect, homebuilders’ early adoption of xeriscaping came not in response to California’s drought, but to consumer demands for low cost maintenance of landscaping.

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