love the bumpiness of Korean Velvet Grass (Zoysia tenuifolia) - makes a no-mow groundcover to replace the lawn in zones Emeral variety tolerates shade a bit more. Zoysia grass its a lesser water consuming lawn.
To replace grass? This creeping red-fescue lawn prevents erosion on a steep hill.
"Positioning plants so they make the most of light pays off, as it does here where the afternoon sun sets this stand of Stipa tenuissima aglow, accenting its "soft, feathery quality":
no mow grass: Fine fescue, spring-planted 'UC Verde' buffalo grass (along coast).
a rustic ground cover. Before you lay the mulch down, lay landscaping cloth on the bare soil
Grass that grows only high is also known as "no-mow grass." These low growing grasses are perfect for the gardener who wants a low maintenance yard.
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urban lot is paved with tightly fitted flagstone pieces interspersed with small streams of river rock to create a natural look.
Iceberg roses, lavender and Catmint and Lamb's Ear. California native "no mow" Agrostis grass.