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The Garden Consultants, Inc.
Sedges
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Mowing has a huge impact on the health of an organic lawn. Setting your mower to a higher height
Potential replacement for lawn on North side of house -- maybe as a border planting next to dry riverbed.
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 gardeners are discovering
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 gardeners are discovering
“Nice grass in foreground” — paulcain
debora carl landscape design
15 Reviews
debora carl landscape design
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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?
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 the same square footage in the U.S. as New
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 the same square footage in the U.S. as New
“Grass” — janee22
The Garden Consultants, Inc.
Drifts of naturalistic plantings
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Thank you, Garden Consultants, Inc...very helpful!
Lawn replaced with biodiversity of plants
like the flow of this garden
love the mix of exterior surfaces and the plantings instead of lawn or beds of flowers!
What better way to celebrate Arbor Day than by planting a tree in your garden or on a neighborhood street? Trees help mitigate heat-island effects by providing shade for streets and parking
general.Large lawns are visual deserts. Replacing them with more diverse plantings creates a feast for the eyes that creates interest and invites interaction with the landscape. Color, texture, form and fragrance — all of the garden elements that we prize — can transform a boring lawn into a beautiful
“diff heights texture” — Markus Peters
Northern VA Landscape Architect & Designer
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Since 1999, we have worked with homeowners to develop truly unique and distinctive outdoor living spaces. We specialize in upscale poolscapes, hardscapes and landscapes.
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Kiesel Design - Landscape Architecture
3 Reviews
Jack Kiesel
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of the lawn or eliminating it entirely. Just look at this lovely front yard lawn conversion, filled with blue fescue and echeveria.
front lawn alternatives. Blue fescue, echiveria, lomandra
4. Re-imagine the lawn. Political leanings
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 it entirely. Just
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 it entirely. Just look
“garden” — mountainbound
Matarozzi Pelsinger Builders
4 Reviews
Cow Hollow Historic Home
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I believe that both table and chairs are from McKinnon Harris - http://www.mckinnonharris.com/collections-by-type-dining-tables.html
interseting garden idea.I wwould add a bench at back on top
climbing plants up it for a vibrant backdrop. Here strips of lawn and shallow steps with inset lights create a green carpet leading to the lush wall.
or train climbing plants up it for a vibrant backdrop. Here strips of lawn and shallow steps with inset lights create a green carpet leading to the lush wall.
What a fabulous idea for a garden. The wall garden looks so green.
living mural. If your garden slopes upward, the rear boundary will be much more prominent. Make a feature of it by creating a fabulous planted wall, as seen here. Alternatively, grow trees in pots along the wall or train climbing plants up it for a vibrant backdrop. Here strips of lawn and shallow steps
“living wall” — Ian Wendler
Christopher Yates Landscape Architecture
3 Reviews
Foster Rd
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foster in your own soil to help your garden thrive.
Natural meadow in place of lawn.
‘Contorta’, zones 4 to 8) and structural conifers round out the garden.
Soil The foundation of a healthy landscape is healthy soil. This is the mantra of many landscape architects. An organic garden relies heavily on
Craftsman homes, for example, blend perfectly with gardens featuring mass plantings of ornamental switchgrass (Panicum
office for a list of recommendations.More: Get Along With Less LawnThe Case for Losing the Traditional Lawn
SoilThe foundation of a healthy landscape is healthy soil. This is the mantra of many landscape architects. An organic garden relies heavily on compost, because it’s the best method of returning
“No mow grass” — beale13
Margie Grace - Grace Design Associates
16 Reviews
Grace Design Associates
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It's just fake grass - synthetic lawn. You'll have to find a local supplier. We pulled together the "pebbles", the synthetic lawn, the pots and the plantings for this space, but it's the uber-talented Ray Goins who carved the edge of the lawn into that fantastic shape. This was one of Ray's
So if you’re in­tend­ing to de­sign or re­design a gar­den, be­fore you get your spade out, grab your scis­sors and take a
very cool doors, pebble chairs and use of synthetic lawn
gallery. Surely this must be one of the most maintenance-free gardens you could design, but it still has such great visual appeal.
Where to use faux grass:Home putting greensRooftop gardens that cannot support the weight of traditional lawnsAreas that have inhospitable conditions for growing real g
“lawn” — quinns5n1
Architectural Gardens, Inc
4 Reviews
Lake Bluff, IL Modern Garden
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The walk from the driveway is flanked by beds of Liriope as a substitute for turfgrass. With two large dogs, keeping the old lawn in good shape required constant effort. The new planting scheme meets the client's goal to reduce maintenance
between them to discourage weeds until your lawn is filled in.
Liriope (Lilyturf) for trouble lawn areas
lush garden that does not need mowing
discourage weeds until your lawn is filled in.
and can handle light foot traffic on occasion. Growing tip: Place plantings 1 foot apart and lightly mulch between them to discourage weeds until your lawn is filled in.
“Lupegrass” — lpoloni
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