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Lawnless Landscaping

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Grow Ornamental Grasses

Low Maintenance Backyards - Landscaping Network

Go Xeric - Albuquerque backyard

Low Maintenance Backyards - Landscaping Network

Opt for Meadow Plantings

Low Maintenance Backyards - Landscaping Network

Roy Dowell and Lari Pittman's Cactus Garden in Los Angeles 2 | Garden Design

lawn free front yard makeover

Roundup: 5 Yard & Landscaping Makeovers

Ample paving, low groundcovers, and a fabulous orange house. Green Inspiration: Grass-Free Landscaping | Apartment Therapy

This desert front-yard facelift breathes new life into what could have been a boring lawn-scape. Designed by Christy Ten Eyck in Phoenix, AZ. Photo from Sunset.

30 inspiring outdoor makeovers

This front entry feels inviting and open, yet has a soft, prairie-like effect. The decking used as entrance path has a clean, modern look. Design by Andrew Grossman Landscape Design in Seekonk, MA.

Love the feeling of openness from a lawn, but don't want to mow and water? Gravel's a simple solution, and as you can see, it doesn't have to look industrial. Just tucking a few plants throughout ensures a softer look. Photo from Sunset.

41 gorgeous garden paths

Can't wait for this new book to come out. Pam's blog Digging has been offering up some seriously inspiring no-lawn photos for years, so seeing her best advice and pics compiled into one resource will be amazing. It's called Lawn Gone! Low-Maintenance, Sustainable, Attractive Alternatives for Your Yard by Pam Penick.

What a fresh and inspiring example of no-lawn landscaping that looks lush and inviting. Photo courtesy of Stephen Orr, via Pam Penick's "Digging" blog.

Digging | Gardening wisely & beautifully in a hot climate

"This sward of Asian ornamental grass needs no mowing and requires far less water than traditional turf." says Maureen Gilmer in Morongo Valley, CA. I love the fluffy softness! See more no-mow ideas here: www.landscapingne...

Lawn Alternatives - Landscaping Network

This prairie-style landscape has soft, flowing appeal. Photo by Maureen Gilmer - Morongo Valley, CA. See more lawn-free landscaping ideas here: www.landscapingne...

Lawn Alternatives - Landscaping Network

Evelyn Hadden's new book offers up a critique of the American, then follow it up with strong design alternatives to that oh-so-boring green postage stamp we're all so bored of.

Who knew artificial turf could be so gorgeous? Sleek design by Newtex Landscape, Inc. in Henderson, NV. Learn more about how this landscaper revived his business with artificial turf: www.landscapingne...

Artificial Turf Backyard - Landscaping Network

This former lawn was replaced by well-defined, modern squares of rock. See more lawnless landscaping ideas here: www.landscapingne... Photo credit: Maureen Gilmer - Morongo Valley, CA.

This totally no-mow landscape has a Mediterranean flair and a modern touch in the red doors. Design by Alida Aldrich Landscape Design in Santa Barbara, CA. See more lawn-free pics here: www.landscapingne...

A Courtyard Garden Renovation - Landscaping Network

This no-lawn seating area takes a fresh and modern approach. The built-in benches are a space-saving way of inviting you outside to enjoy the beauty. Design by Huettl Landscape Architecture in Walnut Creek, CA. For more lawnless landscaping ideas visit: www.landscapingne...

Zen Courtyard Garden - Landscaping Network