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April 8, 2012
kcharna wrote:
What is the name of this grass? Can it grow in New England as a lawn? - I would like to transform my front lawn conventional grass to this meadow like long grass. My landscape now consists of grasses, spirarea, barberry, It is about half acre. I have lots of deer.
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Name of grass, drought tolerant and work in Zone 8b: 15F to 20F (Inland So Call)?
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Beautiful! What type of tree is that with the multiple trunks?
    Bookmark   April 5, 2014 at 4:21PM
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August 30, 2013
510lake wrote:
Could you use the cheap type precast slaps from Home Depot or lowes.
June 17, 2013
emmsies wrote:
what material did you use for the panels under the chairs?
November 14, 2012
momma2cats wrote:
Delightful yard! And beautiful chaise lounges! Would you please tell maker/style name of these lounge chairs
April 8, 2012
catharipbh wrote:
What kind iof grass is this? Can it grow in zones 7-8?

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Marianne Lipanovich added this to Lay of the Landscape: Natural Garden Style
You may not have a large yard, but that doesn't mean you can't have a meadow view. No-mow and low-mow grasses are designed to clump softly in waves, like those found in a wide expanse of open grasses, though I've heard them described as looking like the ocean or hair. Think four times a year rather than two times a week for mowing, and these grasses are generally drought tolerant. Low maintenance and natural — what's not to love?
6. Leave the mower in the shed. A beautiful close-cropped emerald green lawn has been a central feature of many traditional gardens in the past (now replicated in contemporary gardens with the use of plastic artificial grass).Creating the perfect lawn takes a lot of time, energy, fertilizer and water — all things that go against Slow Gardening principles. Leaving your grass to grow longer or including longer grass as part of your garden design will give you the benefits of saving on all these things while creating an environment for beneficial insects that will help with pollination around the garden.
Eco+Historical, Inc. added this to Water-Saving Landscaping Ideas for Traditional Homes
Not all grasses have the water demands of typical turf. Drought-tolerant No-Mow Fine Fescue or Buffalo grass replaces a standard lawn behind this shingle-style home.

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sedgett added this to sedgett's Ideas
1 hour ago
Not the grass--I love the rectangular cement and rock combo.
ks_2012 added this to Landscape Ideas
22 hours ago
grass, pavers
shanemphillips added this to no mow lawns
on Sunday
carex pansa?
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February 19, 2015
Fire pit
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February 14, 2015
Grass with concrete rectangular slabs and gravel
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February 12, 2015
Love the concrete and rock pad
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February 12, 2015
natural grasses?
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February 3, 2015
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January 29, 2015
Like this grass
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January 24, 2015
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January 23, 2015
Nature grasses
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January 23, 2015
Grass by dock?
lisaannand added this to Drashner Residence
January 21, 2015
tammyblessed added this to tammyblessed's ideas
January 19, 2015
The grass.
mkuers added this to Landscape
January 17, 2015
I love this yard! No mowing!
andreapquimby added this to Landscape Ideas
January 15, 2015
Beautiful low maint. Grasses. Love!
isaeaton added this to Camila and Jethro Acosta
January 15, 2015
carex praegracilis
Sandra Braun added this to California English Garden
January 14, 2015
grass for backyard around pool
janmello added this to janmello's Ideas
January 8, 2015
Allen Segall added this to Pender Backyard
January 2, 2015
Like the grass. Hope it is allowable.
Studio H Landscape Architecture added this to Stephenson
December 18, 2014
pavers with seating
ctpayton added this to dream home
December 15, 2014
tall lush grass
terriharrah added this to terriharrah's Ideas
December 14, 2014
Back patio
Fiona Seaby added this to outdoor area
December 13, 2014
No mow grass
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December 4, 2014
What grass is this?
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December 3, 2014
Awesome permeable patio idea.
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December 1, 2014
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November 20, 2014
Like the grass
karinmueller added this to Karin
November 19, 2014
soft "grass"
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November 17, 2014
carex pansa
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November 12, 2014
long soft grass
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November 11, 2014
No mow grass
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October 29, 2014
drought tolerant grass
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October 26, 2014
Grass drought tolerant
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October 24, 2014
Back yard
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October 7, 2014
Gravier et dalles devant la baie vitree
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September 28, 2014
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September 26, 2014
Looks relaxing
bungalow12 added this to Landscape Ideas
September 22, 2014
no mow
heidizink added this to heidizink's ideas
September 22, 2014
no mow fine fescue grass
nuncacansar added this to nuncacansar's ideas
September 20, 2014
grass; solana beach (lono grass)
Ryan Gardner added this to yard
September 20, 2014
I like this for right outside of the sliding door
noelannette added this to Landscapes
September 18, 2014
love the natural meadow
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September 17, 2014
For behind barn under clothes line?
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September 11, 2014
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September 10, 2014
This will be great for the side of my house the strips of concrete with the pea gravel look clean and sharp. Very simple.
josueg17 added this to josueg17's ideas
September 10, 2014
low maintenance dry tolerant scape
jimenez_susie added this to jimenez_susie's Ideas
September 7, 2014
Norah Martin added this to landscaping
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Buffalo grass
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September 6, 2014
long pavers / gravel
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September 1, 2014
Karen Bennett added this to 4710 backyard makeover
August 27, 2014
Use some of this drought tolerant long grass to add green between flagstone paths and/or round rock pathways
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August 24, 2014
karen4708 added this to Low H2O Yard
August 24, 2014
Sage as replacement for grass
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August 20, 2014
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August 17, 2014
Cabana ground idea
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August 17, 2014
Drought tolerant fescue
Richie Kathambana added this to Richie Kathambana's Ideas
August 17, 2014
I like the idea
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August 16, 2014
grass for under the swing in front yard
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August 12, 2014
Long grass
Charla Kaul added this to Berman
August 12, 2014
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August 5, 2014
concrete bedroom pourch
pnichol1 added this to backyard
August 4, 2014
Option for outdoor lounge
serge928 added this to LH - Landscape
August 3, 2014
rought-tolerant No-Mow Fine Fescue or Buffalo grass replaces a standard lawn behind this shingle-style home.
rami9634 added this to modern garden
August 2, 2014
long grass
1dekerowell added this to Nicolls
July 30, 2014
No mow
lsinanyan added this to Landscape
July 29, 2014
fine fescue under trees -- no mow grass
bigboyboris added this to bigboyboris's Ideas
July 28, 2014
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July 28, 2014
carex pennsylvanica
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July 28, 2014
cheynatacoma added this to cheynatacoma's ideas
July 27, 2014
Long grass + patio. I'd need paths
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July 26, 2014
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July 26, 2014
no mow grass
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July 25, 2014
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July 25, 2014
What grass is this?
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July 24, 2014
The grass
annhurwitz added this to annhurwitz's Ideas
July 20, 2014
don't like!! Messy, sloppy and overgrown
joyo3kids added this to Front Yard
July 20, 2014
One grass to consider in a spot or two
marlene_s added this to Gardening
July 20, 2014
Yikes, can't say I like the look of these grasses!
nhartoch added this to drought tolerant landscaping
July 15, 2014
meadow grass
cathybush added this to cathybush's Ideas
July 13, 2014
single lite french doors; no mow lawn when pines gone; Duncan will love running thru tall grass
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July 10, 2014
The grass
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July 10, 2014
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July 8, 2014
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July 7, 2014
Grass, front yard
newbeg888 added this to newbeg888's Ideas
July 6, 2014
Native grass
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July 5, 2014
melissapetty added this to melissapetty's ideas
July 3, 2014
long grass, no mow-d.t. , natural look
Karen Shaylor added this to karen_shaylor's ideas
June 27, 2014
TLC Gardens LLC added this to Haggans Residence : A study in contemporary spaces
June 24, 2014
Example of the no mow fesque possible solution in areas designated for grass. Has a natrual look that would blend well with the native landscape behind your house.
Kristi Craft added this to Landscape
June 24, 2014
No mow grass
Annik Adam added this to annik_adam's Ideas
June 23, 2014
slow gardening
Lauri-Ann Hood added this to PILOT landscape
June 23, 2014
pair of his and hers sun beds placed on patio with drought tolerant landscape...
Marie Delossantos added this to marie_delossantos's ideas
June 19, 2014
I love the rock and paver combination
Douglas E. Welch added this to A Gardener's Notebook with Douglas E. Welch
June 16, 2014
Is “slow gardening” for you? It describes me quite well! #garden #book
bluepurr5 added this to gardens
June 16, 2014
Long grass
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June 15, 2014
tomles5 added this to yard/garden
June 14, 2014
sagaciousshelter added this to sagaciousshelter's ideas
June 11, 2014
patches of soft long grass!
Lyzz Sberna added this to Landscape
June 8, 2014
Wild plants
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June 7, 2014
taniabalazs added this to Garden
June 5, 2014
Gilman idea
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June 1, 2014
Drought tolerant low-mow grass
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May 31, 2014
Absolutely love the native grass!
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May 27, 2014
CA meadow sedge
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May 27, 2014
Festuca rubra
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May 27, 2014
grasses to mix in
kathy5257 added this to Outdoor structures
May 27, 2014
Cement slab seating area, ground cover without mowing
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May 25, 2014
drought tolerant grass?
Denny added this to church
May 25, 2014
buffalo grass
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May 23, 2014
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May 21, 2014
the grass
Green Earth Gardens added this to Back Yard
May 21, 2014
no mow grass
Rhiannon Crain added this to Patio
May 20, 2014
No mow grass
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May 19, 2014
Meghan Levin added this to Outdoor - for Orange Ave
May 17, 2014
Alternative for front lawn
Sherry Cunningham added this to sherry_cunningham7769152's ideas
May 16, 2014
looking for a lower secluded deck below my upper deck
trishideas added this to Gardens
May 10, 2014
Love the low mow grass--only twice a year, not twice a week
Ryan Okum added this to mrokum's Ideas
May 7, 2014
Rocks backyard
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May 6, 2014
Christina Maag added this to Christina Maag's Ideas
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May 4, 2014
ground cover
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May 1, 2014
Joaquin Quilez Marin added this to Johnson Residence
May 1, 2014
Nice grass, may be a bit too much but nice.
hasnul added this to hasnul new book
May 1, 2014
low maintain
rabeck5 added this to rabeck5's Ideas
April 28, 2014
Carex grass?
cornermonkey added this to Landscaping
April 26, 2014
Concrete slabs for semi formal piece out front. Ties in with the concrete path entry, but fades into the lawn.
nellraeforrest added this to nellraeforrest's Ideas
April 25, 2014
Tall grass
Rain Yuan added this to garden
April 21, 2014
You may not have a large yard, but that doesn't mean you can't have a meadow view. No-mow and low-mow grasses are designed to clump softly in waves, like those found in a wide expanse of open grasses, though I've heard them described as looking like the ocean or hair. Think four times a year rather than two times a week for mowing, and these grasses are generally drought tolerant. Low maintenance and natural — what's not to love?
pegiohair added this to pegiohair's Ideas
April 20, 2014
Drought Landscaping
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April 20, 2014
Wild yard
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April 19, 2014
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debra251 added this to debra251's ideas
April 16, 2014
Neat and relaxing grass
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April 13, 2014
Analisa Estrada added this to Landscaping Ideas
April 12, 2014
No mow
junicole added this to Placer - Outdoor Spaces
April 10, 2014
drought resistant native grasses??
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April 8, 2014
green715 added this to Landscape
April 5, 2014
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March 31, 2014
El diseño del piso
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March 30, 2014
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March 30, 2014
green and simple
Amy Bartlett added this to Mum's yard
March 30, 2014
Slabs and gravel
lsinanyan added this to Orchard on Grandview
March 29, 2014
Drought-tolerant No-Mow Fine Fescue or Buffalo grass; for under fruit trees on Grandview side.
lisaannand added this to josh
March 29, 2014
concrete 'strips'
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March 28, 2014
back lawn patio
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March 26, 2014
buffalo grass
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March 26, 2014
Love the grass.
cooljvm added this to cooljvm's Ideas
March 25, 2014
Possibly cheap patio. Buy concrete slabs, gravel.
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March 25, 2014
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March 24, 2014
they recommend in the northeast use carex pensylvanica
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low mow or no mow grass
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grass planks
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draught tolerant landscape.
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March 20, 2014
drought tolerant for backyard
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drought tolerant
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March 16, 2014
What do you think? Because it's no mow.
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drought tolerant landscaping
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drought tolerant landscaping
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March 12, 2014
Nice lawn
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March 12, 2014
Longer grass
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March 10, 2014
chaise longue
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March 10, 2014
height of grass, pavers
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no-mow grass
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March 5, 2014
Carex appalachia or pensylvanica grasses.
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no mow lawn
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February 24, 2014
Overgrown grass
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February 24, 2014
grass substitute, mix concrete and gravel
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February 24, 2014
Great flowing grass that is low-maintenance!
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buffalo grass
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February 22, 2014
No-mow fine fescue or buffalo grass
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No mow grass, fine fescue
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draught tolerant landscape
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no mow fine fescue or buffalo grass
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