Drought-tolerant landscapes, or "xeriscapes," are a good choice for areas with dry weather, but if the proper steps are taken, they also can include a small lawn, writes Jacqueline Soule. She suggests selecting a drought-tolerant variety and planting below grade to get a good soaking during rainfall. In this article, Soule lists five steps for including a lawn in a water-wise landscape and discusses four tips for maintaining healthy grass.

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