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Moss & Moss Lawns
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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
I need to find some lawn equipment sales so I can do this. I love the path feel.
For those with moist, shady areas and acidic soil, moss lawns can be ideal.
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.
“it looks a lot like grass but isn't.” — stbarrett
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
natural, rather than lawn that needs mowing
Lawn--There are mixes of grasses called “no mow” and “low mow” that combine several species of grasses
“Sedge...lawn alternative. Can mow 2x a yr or leave tall” “Emancipation from lawn slavery yet natural and beautiful!” “Mow sedge once per year in spring to cut off winter kill. Let seeds drop after flowering to allow sedge to fill in more densely.” “Sedge makes a tough and beautiful lawn alternative
Potential replacement for lawn on North side of house -- maybe as a border planting next to dry riverbed.
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
“sedges in back part of lot” — kristin8
Todd Haiman Landscape Design
3 Reviews
Blue Bench
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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.
a meadow lawn - lawn grown taller except for a mowed pathway
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meadow lawn lacy flowersof cow paesley
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
“The view.....” — gillsideas
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debora carl landscape design
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debora carl landscape design
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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
Makes me want to wade right in! How does one eliminate an existing grass lawn so it's not creeping back in to the new area?
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
“lawn alternative” — Carex: Garden Design by Carolyn Mullet
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.
“Love it” — 1cheetah
Christopher Yates Landscape Architecture
3 Reviews
Foster Rd
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This lawn, one created with native grasses, stands in contrast
Natural meadow in place of lawn.
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
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 ornamental grasses are strong enough to walk on, so research before you purchase based on your activity needs.
“Wild grasses around firepit” — ckielland
McDugald-Steele Landscape Architects
New Orleans Estate
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patch of well-manicured lawn for boccie, croquet, horseshoes or lawn bowling
kitchen garden - very structured piece of lawn framed by gravel
A long green section of lawn is ideal for games of boccie, croquet, horseshoes or lawn bowling.
flat straight patch of lawn for lawn games - bocce
g with lawn brick and gravel
Lawn for boccie, croquet, horseshoes or lawn bowling.
Garden Boccie court 2013 A backyard that showcase a nice, long rectangular patch of well-manicured lawn is the ideal playing
best times to lay sod in your landscape.Why start a lawn from sod? • You want instant gratification.• You want a type of lawn grass that is not easily grown from seed (for instance, Bermuda, zoysia, centipede).• You want to quickly establish a new lawn in spring, sumer or fall (people in warm climates
“hardscape” — cland
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
of the lawn or eliminating it entirely. Just look at this lovely front yard lawn conversion, filled with blue fescue and echeveria.
Re-imagine the lawn. Political leanings aside, traditional lawns consume a lot of water, require a lot of care and sometimes
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
“drifts of planting for the front” — Charla Kaul
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