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67 manicured. grass Ideabooks
Great Plant: New Zealand Wind Grass
"feather grass make a big impact for little effort... Zealand wind grass (Anemanthele lessoniana) in your design. Landscape architect Jeffrey... say one grass that we receive the most comments about in our landscapes is Anemanthele... suggest this grass and where can I purchase? K.. Love this grass....great color. Carole... whether this grass is deer resistant? Hi @atkonradi, I have read that this is actually a... great grass for areas with deer. Good luck and happy planting. I started working..."
Is It Time to Consider Fake Grass?
With more realistic-looking options than ever, synthetic turf can be a boon. Find the benefits and an installation how-to here
"Fake grass, you say? Don't scoff. Synthetic turf is moving beyond football fields... But fake grass needs to be washed in order to be kept clean, green and grass looking... using fake grass. You do need to wash it down. Fake grass isn't really a good idea. If... using fake grass? contentious, say: any living patch of real grass in an urban area is... than fake grass, fake grass can't (yet) absorb carbon monoxide and release oxygen, until..."
Let Nature Inspire Your Landscape: Grasslands to Garden
Don't struggle with trying to artfully match flowers and grasses for a garden design — just look to the source
"flowers and grasses for a garden design — just look to the source... dominated by grasses. In these expanses of fine foliage, other herbaceous plants, or forbs... pampas grass and oxeye daises are on invasive weed lists throughout the US, but many... Pampas grass is a horrific plant that has taken over many nature areas, and it is... which grass (or any other plants for that matter - barbery, rubus-aegopodium-ver..."
Your Yard: Are You Ready to Lose the Lawn?
"traditional grass-filled landscape. Read along to see for yourself.... has no grass. It has lost all the grass....... everyone's grass is green, I'd go with something similar to photo number 1 or 5. This... of the grass around our patio, then added the fireplace. we LIVE in this courtyard... sort of grass is that around the rock, or is it a type of moss? Looks very lush and... remaining grass (and weeds) with perennials. Though I had considered removing the lawn..."
Meet a Lawn Alternative That Works Wonders
Carex can replace turfgrass in any spot, is low maintenance and adjusts easily. Add its good looks and you’ve got a ground cover winner
", the grass was kept clipped and manicured here and all around the edges of the pond... alternative to grass. However, I prefer the look of short, trimmed lawns - can you mow any... strip of grass along one edge of my driveway--the area is about 4' x 20'. It essentially... tearing out grass and replacing it with something more useful, but don't add something... is no grass. Again, I love the idea of replacing your lawn with native plants or..."
House, Meet Landscape: How Integrated Gardens Came to Be
Trace the roots of union between home and the great wild to get ideas for merging the two on your own homesite
"expansive grass meadows. Though Brown and other landscapers redesigned the country... like the manicured look too. Maybe I'm a hypocrite. http://createalandscape.co.za/... meadow grass and plantings. This house not only is set within the landscape; it has... undulating grass running straight to the house suits modernist housing in the same way... expanse of grass running to the house really complements the minimalism of the architecture..."
Guest Picks: Get With Grassy Accents for the Home
Green it up in every room with grass-inspired prints, materials, accessories and even a charging station
"room with grass-inspired prints, materials, accessories and even a charging station... again! The grass is growing and the birds are chirping, and signs of my favorite season... forget GrassFurniture.com(!) We specialize in grass covered furniture and pillows... to more grass ideas for the home. hello spring! https://www.etsy.com/shop/pillowh... a faux grass carpet for our South Florida balcony. I'm going to do the same on my..."
Give Your Lawn a Taste of the Wild
Consider the joys of an irregularly trimmed meadow lawn: It’s ecofriendly, visually interesting and still good for romping
"perfectly manicured lawn is set deep within my gardening genes. Rainfall levels and temperate... allow the grass to mature to a perfect green verdure, making it an ideal climate for... other than grass creep in. This, in garden designer speak, is called creating a meadow... instead of grass. Meanwhile our little patch of grass in the back is knee high, because... a mown grass lawn. Here we treat the area as if it were a pure grass lawn. We cut..."
3 Ways Native Plants Make Gardening So Much Better
You probably know about the lower maintenance. But native plants' other benefits go far beyond a little less watering and weeding
"prairie grasses and the "lawn" is buffalo grass. The backyard is a shortgrass prairie... insist on manicured grass as though we were all living on English estates with a cool... add more grasses, rudebeckias, etc. We now have lots of bees, butterflies, and a wonderful... native grass and wildflower seed, then see what survived and that would be our landscaping... the dead grass on their lawns in the spring but it's frowned upon now. It seems that..."
Where Front Yards Collide: Property Lines in Pictures
Some could be twins; others channel the Odd Couple. You may never look at property boundaries the same way again
"their manicured lawns or complain about them at the dinner table. But how often... turf and manicured shrubs. Their next-door neighbors have native plants and ornamental... ornamental grasses including several tall stands of sea oats that release fluffy seed heads... year, the grass heads would be cut down. It's amazing to me how long these clashes can... precisely manicured landscaping or mid-century modern house. Although the hedge was on..."
The Case for Losing the Traditional Lawn
"freshly cut grass wafts over the garden. But that sweet grass smell is a chemical reaction... work than grass. I also caution against tall grass in a suburban neighborhood; it can... of the grass and replace it with local plants and grasses. I have to find a balance... picture of grass in my backyard to identify it. We called it goose grass, however, search... of lawn grass. It's a creeping grass with tiny elongated leaves, in very dry climate..."
Your Mini Guide to Great Garden Edges
Get the scoop on trenches to the skinny on bender board, to help keep your garden beds as tidy as you like
"gravel, grass — so how do you keep everything neat and orderly? We want grass to stay... edge of grass, the drain rock is down just a little bit lower than the grass edge and... weeds and grass between the stones or grass that spreads underneath it. We let our weed... a nice manicured look. Heaving seems like a problem with most other methods. Tree... nicely manicured and edged but mulch is getting pretty high on the trunk. Usually..."
Garden Edging: Clean Lines for Your Landscape
The Unparalleled Power of Trees
"with turf grass. I was told this area was very important to the owners, but the trees... turf grass, fertilizer, herbicides and compaction caused by commercial mowers had... it with manicured flowers and plants. nice. Mr. Pell, you have a wabisabi soul! I... challenges (grass, and gardening in general, is difficult--much root density, little free... monkey grass (Liriope spicata, USDA zones 4 to 10) is bold and elegant. No doubt this..."
Patios to Lounge On
"grassy and manicured, it's a great place to play games or just to sit and talk. Best of... little grass grows between them, that's even better. This is another great example... stone and grass working together to create a welcoming space. I love the way the grass... with the manicured shrubbery. The red brick is a great fit, too, with the blue-green..."