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Feldman Architecture, Inc.
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Caterpillar House
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Natural grass and wildflowers. Perfect for our location.
Everywhere: Wildflower meadows as a low maintenance alternative to grass
Looks familiar. and yes to wilflower meadow...or grasses.
"Wildflower meadows have gained popularity in recent
contrast between wildflower meadow and simple modern architecture
left as meadows or grazed short by sheep and cattle.Wildflower meadows have gained popularity in recent years and can provide a wonderful setting for the most modern of buildings. The 2012 Olympic Park in London was a great example of how modern meadows scattered with both native wildflowers and exotics
exotics can set off state-of-the-art architecture.Wildflower meadows require plenty of patience and a good amount of research to select the right plant and grass mix for your conditions.
“awning for cellar” — kaleangus
The Garden Consultants, Inc.
Drifts of naturalistic plantings
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How's the maintenance on this kind of "meadow" landscape? Do you need to weed periodically, or is it dense eno
Arch and meadow grasses w wildflowers
Love the natural look of drifts of wildflowers and grasses
Himalayan impatiens with seed pods that burst open at the touch. Create a bit of mystery with paths leading to unseen destinations. Add a sheltered bench to enjoy the rain or sun. March 14, 2014 at 2:54pm Like 26
Option 3 - Plantings more natural, meadow look.
late fall, after the flowers and grasses have spread their seeds, the meadow can usually be mowed down entirely, allowing it to grow back throughout the following year. Don't forget to compost!
Meadow. Much like ornamental grass, meadows are a great solution for those of us who still want to keep
“pretty meadow” — urduhouse
The Garden Consultants, Inc.
Sedges
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taller, 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
taller, 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
grasses that perform and look great on an 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 that are native to your region can be densely planted and allowed to grow long to provide a very
“Sedge (Carex spp) Sedges feature grasslike leaves and grow in clumps, and are noted for their wide” — 22candan
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Nilsen Landscape Design, LLC
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Meadow Garden
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A meadow garden surrounds the property and provides a transition zone between the lawn and woodland border. Installing a meadow allowed us to reduce the amount of traditional lawn around the house, an important factor for this LEED Gold certified property. The meadow is low maintenance (mowed once
make wild flowe seed bombs. dry some clay, grind
Toss. Place your seed bombs out in a bed that looks a bit sparse. The rain will slowly dissolve the ball, and the seeds will germinate. You can use almost any seed — if you want flowers right away, use an annual seed mix. If you’re placing in the fall or winter, you can use perennial flowers that will
wet weather to germinate before spring. Whatever you do, I strongly encourage using seeds native to your area, which will benefit wildlife and other plant communities more.So what do you think? Will you try making seed bombs? How will you use them?More: How to Help Your Town’s Beneficial Birds and Bugs
“Colour of the flowers” — Gret Ngo
The Garden Consultants, Inc.
Agave in tapered steel container
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sense of serenity, meadows generally attract birds and butterflies and provide a laid-back setting for your yard.
meadows to attract birds and butterflies
Landscape with walkway and grass meadow
Serene meadow like garden creates an inviting natural living space. This gives the illusion of uninvented design.
Part meadow, part gravel, and part concrete
In addition to lending a welcome sense of serenity, meadows generally attract birds and butterflies and provide a laid-back setting for your yard.
“like singularity of this shape - can replace plant with something else - bird feeder :)” — Simone Bosco
Contemporary Landscape
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Modern perennial meadows are a mixture of colorful perennial plants and grasses that are planted in groups and drifts to create plantings in a naturalistic style, using a restricted planting palette and plants that happily grow together to form a stable community.
season to keep the border tidy. The design of the perennial meadow has changed the way we interact with the plantings. Whereas the herbaceous border was created as a focal point, or a feature to be viewed, rather like a painting, the perennial meadow takes its form from the prairie style, where we are surrounded
surrounded by the plantings or are led through them by pathways. The perennial meadow gives us the opportunity to use a wide range of plants and grasses to create a stylized version of a traditional meadow that perhaps has nostalgic resonance with our past.
“Modern perennial meadows are a mixture of colorful perennial plants and grasses that are planted in” — leaff
debora carl landscape design
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debora carl landscape design
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sideoats grass? seed grass with native grasses
grama, buffalo, sideoats grams, etc. Ask nursery for no mow seed mixes, drought tolerant.
or converting to native, water-sipping grasses like blue grama, buffalo and sideoats grama (just a few among many). Lots of places also sell no-mow seed mixes designed to be drought tolerant with slow growth habits
or converting to native, water-sipping grasses like blue grama, buffalo and sideoats grama (just a few among many). Lots of places also sell no-mow 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
“DT grasses 38” — Benchmark Design
WA design
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Berkeley Courtyard House
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Love the meadow look and colors.
sunny meadow - allium and silver plants
Like the varying heights of plants + the wildflower look
Rounded and mounded forms appear and repeat themselves throughout this dreamy meadow — a rhythmic planting scheme that is alluring and unforgettable. Santolina in shades of silver and green covers the ground, while purple alliums repeat that globe shape on taller stems. The distant wands of dark purple
“purple flower” — magking
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