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Dancing Leaf designs
front yard without lawn
lawn substitute...Front yard...without a lawn
June Scott Design
South Pasadena Eclectic
Blending a modern sensibility with traditional architecture, this garden features a front yard meadow with native grasses (Carex praecracilis) and wildflowers. Poured-in-place concrete pavers in a meandering pattern slow the approach from the sidewalk to the entry. The modestly-sized backyard has been
a renovation of our front yard without a lawn
Interesting that the Dept of Water and Power offer $$$ for people to change from grass to other options for yards.
Instead of a lush green lawn, this outdoor space features gravel, native plantings and a raised water feature. A typical suburban lawn requires 10,000 gallons of water beyond natural rainfall per year, according to the Enivronmental
Todd Haiman Landscape Design
Idea of a lawn meadow. Not all areas of the lawn are mowed. Some left to revert into meadow.
let the grass grow on the front door side?
Meadow garden - search for low growing native flowers that are not too invasive and just mow paths around apple grees and maybe in the front yard too
Meadow lawn!!! Low maintenance and romantic. Great for a large backyard.
My yard could look like this!
meadow lawn lacy flowersof cow paesley
The treatment of the grass in this orchard is a great example of how changing mowing patterns can create a meadow lawn. The paths are still closely cut while the squares under the trees have converted to meadow, with an abundance of flowering grasses and the lacy flowers of cow parsley (Anthriscus s
Northern Virginia Full Service Landscape Design Build Firm
We pride ourselves in designing unique landscapes that are a reflection of our clients desires and budgets. Projects range from outdoor kitchens, decks, fireplaces, construction to custom landscapes.
Kiesel Design - Landscape Architecture
Lovely plantings in front yard, forego the sod!!
Yard space removed by adding plants.
of the lawn or eliminating it entirely. Just look at this lovely front yard lawn conversion, filled with blue fescue and echeveria.
look at this lovely front yard lawn conversion, filled with blue fescue and echeveria.
Interesting idea of making the front yard look like a dry creek
drought-tolerantplants. The yard now includes kangaroo
eliminating it entirely. Just look at this lovely front yard lawn conversion, filled with blue fescue and echeveria.See more: Get Along With Less Lawn — Ideas to Save Water and Effort
Re-imagine the lawn. Political leanings aside, traditional lawns consume a lot of water, require a lot of care and sometimes just aren’t the right fit. Consider lowering your water bill and increasing your garden’s biodiversity by swapping out sod for a native grass, shrinking the edges of the lawn or eliminating
J. Paul Moore Photography
Moss & Moss Lawns
moss lawn could take a year to fill in.
Moss as an alternative to lawn.
moss good idea for back yard
I need to find some lawn equipment sales so I can do this. I love the path feel.
For those with moist, shady areas and acidic soil, moss lawns can be ideal.
Moss can be recruited for use as a lawn, too. If you already have patches of moss growing in your shaded turf, take a cue from nature and consider replacing your lawn with moss. It can take limited foot traffic once it has become established.
shady areas and acidic soil, moss lawns can be ideal. Its low-growing habit eliminates the need for mowing, and the texture of mosses is a perfect foil for nearby flowering perennials and evergreens. Moss needs no fertilizer and very little water once it's established, but it does not handle heavy foot
The Garden Consultants, Inc.
Mowing has a huge impact on the health of an organic lawn. Setting your mower to a higher height
The right sedge could work for in front of the porch
“Sedge...lawn alternative. Can mow 2x a yr or leave tall” “Emancipation from lawn slavery yet natural and beautiful!” “Mow sedge once per year in spring to
more meadow-like look, or mow it a few times a year to maintain more of a lawn look. Sedge can handle light foot traffic and is native to nearly every state in the U.S., depending on the variety.Growing tips: Mow your sedge lawn in the spring to remove any winter burn, and let the seeds drop after they
option of completely reworking your lawn into a short-grass meadow of sedges (the Carex genus of grasses). Carex grasses that are native to your region can be densely planted and allowed to grow long to provide a very nice natural look. This type of alternative lawn has been growing in popularity as more
Nature's Perspective Landscaping
Cottage Garden with Curb Appeal
Goodbye to grass! A colorful palette of long-blooming perennials, shrub roses and ornamental grasses create a charming front yard cottage garden, brimming with curb appeal.
I have a small front yard with overgrown bed that need to be removed and grass in the rest of the yard. How difficult/costly would it be to pave the walk way, remove the grass and existing plants and install this garden look?
Love this. Is that Annabelle hydrangea on the raised bed to the left of the front door?
selection and plant sizes. Our client loves to garden and so we left some areas bare for her to fill with what she wished. This particular front yard took a crew of 4 men about 4 days to install, from start to finish.
Christopher Yates Landscape Architecture
What is the low ornamental grass up front? A type of sesleria??
Same lawn concept with stone retaining
Would like to do this off the front of the house, and turn the yard below it into prairie
Check the different but beautiful lawns that show off contrast
areas have requirements and guidelines for what you can do in the front yard.Ensure that your lawn alternative is kept attractive, especially if you live in a neighborhood where your neighbors may not be used to anything except traditional turf.For the lowest maintenance, choose a ground cover that is
Forgoing a lawn for a planting of short ornamental grasses is an excellent way to maintain a horizontal plane of green without weekly maintenance. Some ornamental grasses are strong enough to walk on, so research before you purchase based on your activity needs.