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SLC Council May Approve Xeriscaping Measure

SLC Council May Approve Xeriscaping Measure

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Andrew Adams, KSL NewsradioCall it the end of prohibition -- for xeriscapers.

Basically, conservation-minded landscapers have ignored the law for years. They've ditched water-guzzling grass in favor of sunflowers, things that look like weeds, and others that look like they might wind up in a salad at a fancy restaurant.

The Salt Lake City Council is realizing this and aims to pass an amended ordinance tonight allowing xeriscaping over two-thirds of yards and side-yards.

The mayor may be pleased. He's been widely reported as a xeriscaping bootlegger.

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