alternative to grass, Green Carpet (Herniaria Glabra). drought tolerant, rarely flowers, sun or shade, handles foot traffic

Attractive alternative to grass, Green Carpet (Herniaria Glabra). drought tolerant, rarely flowers, sun or shade, handles foot traffic.

Ground cover instead of a grass lawn! Better for bees, environment and utility…

Ground cover instead of a grass lawn! Better for bees, environment, utility bill, easy maintenance and so pretty! <== wouldn't use artificial grass myself. other stuff is great!

perenial ground cover that can be walked on | it s a perennial drought tolerant fragrant and evergreen in most ...

Thymus praecox 'Elfin' (Creeping Thyme) - Photo Courtesy of STEPABLES®. [spreading sedum and creeping thyme are favorites because they can handle some foot traffic and neglect]

Very drought tolerant, low-growing Elfin Thyme (Thymus serpyllum) forms a tight solid mat of green foliage that blooms with light pink flowers in summer. The sun-loving plant is a vigorous creeper that stands up to foot traffic. And, did I mention the scent?

Fields of Green: 5 Favorite Lawn Substitutes

Very drought tolerant, low-growing Elfin Thyme (Thymus serpyllum) forms a tight solid mat of green foliage that blooms with light pink flowers in summer. The sun-loving plant is a vigorous creeper that stands up to foot traffic.

Tired of maintaining your lawn? Replace it with one of these great groundcovers. Dwarf Mondo Grass ~ With dense dark green blades, drought-resistant and evergreen dwarf mondo grass grows only 2 to 4 inches tall, in both sun and shade.

Replace Your Lawn With These Groundcovers

grass-alternative ground cover - with dense dark green blades, drought-resistant and evergreen dwarf mondo grass grows only 2 to 4 inches tall, in both sun and shade.

Low-Maintenance Landscaping: Replace Your Lawn with Grass Alternatives - Green Homes - Natural Home & Garden

Low-Maintenance Landscaping: Replace Your Lawn with Grass Alternatives - Green Homes - Natural Home & Garden

Beautiful No-Mow Yards: 50 Amazing Lawn Alternatives by Evelyn J. Presents alternative options to a grass lawn, discussing methods for converting a lawn to a garden, different types of gardens, and recommended plants.

Fleur de Lawn is a flowering eco-lawn mix with low growing perennial flowers that change color and texture through the seasons. It was developed at Oregon State University through research on eco-friendly landscapes; $29.95 for a 1-pound bag at Pro Time Lawn Seed. Image via Oregon State University Department of Horticulture.

Fields of Green: 5 Favorite Lawn Substitutes

Benefits of a Clover Lawn: Benefits of Clover    - Nitrogen fixating    - High drought tolerance    - Green year round    - Pet urine resistant    - Grows in bad soil    - Fertilizes surrounding plants

Have No Fear of Clover - Organic Lawn Care Tips for "Greener" Grass - Bob Vila

Silver Carpet - Dymondia Margaretae. Stepable groundcover. Drought resistant. Not plastic, not gravel, not painted. Not phony. YES!

12 Water-Wise Groundcovers

DROUGHT TOLERANT ALTERNATIVES TO LAWNS With drought a perennial problem even in typically greener parts of the country, homeowners might want to reconsider the thirsty, maintenance-intense lawn and try some of these ground covers instead.

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