(*Pinner's Note* Moss is so appealing. I used to have this one spot in my childhood yard where moss was and I just thought it was so magical. Besides, hugely shaded yards love it.) Where a lawn won't grow, plant moss - no mowing, no fussing, no problem.
Plants to Use as Lawn Alternative: Irish Moss (Sagina subulata). When you decide to replace your lawn with a groundcover, you’ll create easy-care beauty that trims your landscape chore list. Select lawn alternatives like you would any other plant.