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Creating Sustainable Landscapes, LLC
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Home Landscape Using Only Native Plants
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Lawn extension with short prairie grasses - Little Bluestem, Hairy Grama, Blue Grama, Side Oats Grama, and Prairie Dropseed.
Lawn Alternatives I consider lawn to be a nonnative and
grama grass - draught-tolerant lawn alternative. Reaches about 12 inches in late summer. Native to MN.
Lawn alternative: Blue grama grass (Bouteloua gracilis) is a superb drought-tolerant lawn alternative. You can keep it trimmed
Lawn AlternativesI consider lawn to be a nonnative and invasive phenomenon. The idea of lawn comes from England, where cooler and wetter temperatures make
gracilis) is a superb drought-tolerant lawn alternative. You can keep it trimmed to look like a traditional lawn, or let it grow and see the awesome seed
Blue grama grass (alternative to lawn)
“Blue grama grass - draught-tolerant lawn alternative. Reaches about 12 inches in late summer. Nati” — mmschwartz84
The Garden Consultants, Inc.
1 Review
Sedges
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Lawn freedom! A sumptuous greens ward to swim through
allowed to grow long to provide a very nice natural look. This type of alternative lawn has been growing in popularity as more gardeners are discovering the
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
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
infrequent mowing schedule. You also have the option of completely reworking your lawn into a short-grass meadow of sedges (the Carex genus of grasses). Carex grasses
“grass” — buhler
Christopher Yates Landscape Architecture
4 Reviews
Foster Rd
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little bit of conventional lawn, a lot of awesome lawn.
I like this curved shape, it is an ideal location for the lawn obvi
This lawn, one created with native grasses, stands in contrast to the previous
complex or messy.Great grasses for a new lawn
Other considerations:Even low-maintenance lawn alternatives need some maintenance: seasonal mowing,
existing traditional lawn — many areas have requirements and guidelines for what you can do in the front yard.Ensure that your lawn alternative is kept attractive
for a list of recommendations.More: Get Along With Less LawnThe Case for Losing the Traditional Lawn
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
“Natural” — Urban Gardens, Inc.
Northern Virginia Landscape Architect and Custom Pool Builder
Pristine Acres is committed to offering the highest-quality, most professional landscape design/installation services with the best customer service in the Washington DC Metro.
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Gregory Davis & Associates
8 Reviews
Lawn Alternative
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have to be gravel and cactus! We love using this Dymondia margaretae as a lawn replacement. Look it up on Wikipedia for more information.
Low Water Lawn Alternative w paver dwy
Nice lawn alternatives...Kurt: Nice lawn alternatives...Lawn alternative...Reduced front lawn....Lawn Alternative
“minimum water. perfect for colorado” — nocomama
Kiesel Design - Landscape Architecture
3 Reviews
Jack Kiesel
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edges of the lawn or eliminating it entirely. Just look at this lovely front yard lawn conversion, filled with blue fescue and echeveria.
Lawn alternatives, as in this garden in Santa Barbara, California, are an increasingly strong trend, especially in low-rainfall climates. After removing
4. Re-imagine the lawn. Political leanings aside, traditional lawns consume a lot of water, require a lot of care and sometimes
native grass, shrinking the edges of the lawn or eliminating it entirely. Just look at this lovely front yard lawn conversion, filled with blue fescue and
and echeveria.See more: Get Along With Less Lawn — Ideas to Save Water and Effort
“Nice natural stone walkers with growth between stones” — mkuers
Gregory Davis & Associates
8 Reviews
Lawn Alternative
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Dymondia margaretae as lawn replacement, round stepping stones plus organic stepping stones
THE EYE MOVING ABOUT THE LAWN....Lawn alternative...Green lawn alternative...Lawn Alternative
“Green lawn alternative” — kbenning
debora carl landscape design
15 Reviews
debora carl landscape design
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tolerant with slow growth habits but that mimic traditional lawns.
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
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
stunning? With lawns taking 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
have time to mow the yard every week, ornamental grass may be a good alternative. The long, wispy blades will rustle softly in the breeze.
around the edges of the "mowed" lawn
“no maintenance.” — sandijerry
Gregory Davis & Associates
8 Reviews
Lawn Alternative
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Lawn Alternative...lawn alternative
“lawn alternative” — pboileau
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