12 Alternative Ideas To Replace The Lawn

A swathe of perfectly mown grass has always been a traditional feature of the garden. But there are environmental reasons why we may want to consider whether a lawn is the best option. A gas mower is reckoned to produce more pollution than many vehicles and green grass usually requires copious amounts of water. If these facts concern you then read this article by Curtis Adams which I found on the Houzz website.

Lawns have their place in the American landscape. They are visually uncomplicated and easy on the eyes. As play surfaces, most turfgrass types are able to take some abuse and are relatively easy on the abusers. But it is safe to say we have way more lawn than is needed, considering all the other options available; many of those options are better for the environment and less expensive to maintain.
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