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Sedges
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natural, rather than lawn that needs mowing
7 Low-Maintenance Lawn Alternatives Turf isn't the only ground cover in town. Get a lush no-grass lawn with clover, moss and other easy-care plants
carex (sedge), mow sedge lawn in spring and let seeds drop after flowering to allow it to fill in more thickly, plant spring or fall or winter
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
“Lawn freedom! A sumptuous greens ward to swim through.” — Briana Lyon / Califia EcoDesigns
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Moss & Moss Lawns
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Moss? Would it work in our backyard? Also like sphere stones and circular design.
which moss type is best for tropical lawns?
Love having a moss lawn instead of grass
Moss (Hypnum or Thuidium spp) For those with moist, shady areas and acidic soil, moss lawns can be ideal. Its low-growing habit
moss lawn could take a year to fill in.
Moss Lawn!! Love for shade and acidic soil.
For those with moist, shady areas and acidic soil, moss lawns can
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
“Moss!!” — bstump05
Todd Haiman Landscape Design
3 Reviews
Blue Bench
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what a neat garden design idea....
I only have a lawn in front. I'm a landscape designer and I wanted to show how you can have a lawn area in combination with natives. So I marked a 24' diameter circle with its center in line with my front door. That is my lawn. It has four turf openings spaced equally around
combines a usable formal small lawn with the informality of the natives. The lawn is a little shaggy right now because I have an electric lawn mower and the lawn is wet from the rain and snow (!) we have had over the last few days. I find I have less weeds in the lawn when I mow it high and let it go
Meadow lawn!!! Low maintenance and romantic. Great for a large backyard.
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
“Yard” — debwick8
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debora carl landscape design
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seed mixes designed to be drought tolerant with slow growth habits but that mimic traditional lawns. If you let your lawn grow taller, the roots will go deeper and the blades will shade the soil, trapping more moisture. Besides, doesn't the bench and grass area here look stunning? With lawns taking up
seed mixes designed to be drought tolerant with slow growth habits but that mimic traditional lawns.If you let your lawn grow taller, the roots will go deeper and the blades will shade the soil, trapping more moisture. Besides, doesn't the bench and grass area here look stunning? With lawns taking up
up the same square footage in the U.S. as New York state, we have to ask ourselves: Do we really need all of that lawn, or is it just a default landscape setting? What are we sweating, spraying and fertilizing for?
“lawn alternative” — Carex: Garden Design by Carolyn Mullet
Kiesel Design - Landscape Architecture
3 Reviews
Jack Kiesel
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front lawn alternatives. Blue fescue, echiveria, lomandra
4. Re-imagine the lawn. Political leanings aside, traditional lawns consume a lot of water, require a lot of care and
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
4. 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 g
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
“this is what I don't want” — mbholleran
Statile & Todd
3 Reviews
Flowering Shrub and Perennial border to a lawn panel
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Flowering Shrub and Perennial border to a lawn panel
Hydrangeas in the foreground mixed with flowering perennials surround a large lawn side yard in Summit NJ
Info for texas lawns for Fall
open lawn edged with colorful flowers
Does not look like my texas lawn.
lawn- overseed with perennial rye- dies off in the spring
I would want a fairly large lawn to where it wasn't to big
the best result.Check out more early-fall lawn tips
Take care of your lawn. Overseed your lawn with perennial rye for a green winter lawn. In our area it's not really perennial and will die off once the weather warms up in the spring. Winterize your lawn by spraying it weekly with a seaweed solution
actually harm your lawn. Water in well after fertilizing.
“lawn” — peou_sithik
Christopher Yates Landscape Architecture
3 Reviews
Foster Rd
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Christopher Yates Landscape Architecture Landscape Architects & Landscape Designers Foster Rd Marion Brenner
Very isolated but yet a great place and design for a restaurant.
If you just want a lawn replacement, a seeding
This lawn, one created with native grasses, stands in contrast
blending of building design and finishes with the bush surroundings; blurring of footprint edges
Other considerations:Even low-maintenance lawn alternatives need some maintenance: seasonal mowing, supplemental irrigation in times of drought and occasional weeding.Be sure to check with your local homeowner's association before replacing your existing traditional lawn — many areas
is native to your area. Seek the advice of your county extension office for a list of recommendations.More: Get Along With Less LawnThe Case for Losing the Traditional Lawn
“Future entrance” — girldirtbiker
The Garden Consultants, Inc.
Drifts of naturalistic plantings
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Replace lawns with larger, ornamental plants for more visual punch and biodiversity. Larger spaces can go lawn free with mixed plantings of perennials
decorative grasses, ways to fill lawn space
Lawn replaced with biodiversity of plants
How to use it. Get rid of your lawn by replacing turf with swaths of low-maintenance plants like Amsonia and grasses. If you can't give up all of your lawn, at least reduce its size. The textural interplay of a carefully chosen palette of plants will appeal year-round.For a na
This building's design also contrasts with the surrounding plantings of grasses. The sharp lines are lightened by the waving grasses and the round canopy of the trees.
The side lawn has given way to the side meadow — and nothing could be dreamier
“Good for wild areas” — devonienne
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