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    • Lesley g

      creeping red fescue with deer grass in background. I'm looking for alternatives to the lovely yet invasive mexican feather grass. I like the soft tumbled appearance of this grass.

    • Jane Maxwell

      creeping red fescue with deer grass in background could sub weeping meadow grass and poa lab

    • Emily Thomas

      Blue Planet Garden Blog: Book Review: Reimagining the California Lawn

    • Christine Martin

      Festuca rubra lawn and Muhlenbergia rigens in the background.

    • D V

      creeping red fescue with deer grass in background.

    • Sandy Hemprich

      from Reimagining the California Lawn

    • Kristen Spalding

      California native grass

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