Beautiful No-Mow Yards: 50 Amazing Lawn Alternatives from Timber Press... I'd love to do this in my front yard...

His Neighbors Saw These Boxes On His Lawn… 60 Days Later, He Finished Building THIS The thought of succesfully growing a vegetable garden might seem like an impossibility for many of us that are burdened with work and life responsibilities. But one man was determined to see his dreams of a different kind of front lawn come true. His name is Luke Keegan, Operation “F**k the Lawn”

Lawn Alternatives - Hardy flowers you can walk and play on, awesome!

Epson Salt & Lawn Care. For every 100 square feet of lawn, the Dirty Doctor recommends applying half a pound of Epsom salts over the lawn using the spreader. Alternately, combine 1 ounce of Epsom salts with a gallon of water, blend thoroughly, and use a mister to treat the lawn with the mixture. Awesome natural fertilizer!

lawn alternatives

Interesting! ALTERNATIVE GARDEN LAWNS - CHAMOMILE LAWN - using low growing flowering variety ‘Trenague’ your lawn will never need mowing and it releases a sweet fragrance when walked on (especially strong fragrance after rain). Another advantage of a Camomile lawn over a grass lawn is that it does not turn brown in dry weather!

Creeping Perennials: Ground-hugging perennials like vinca, thyme, and creeping Jenny make an excellent no-mow lawn cover. (#lawn #garden)

no-mow lawn (chamomile, clover, yarrow)

Roc-Kloth, 4’ x 50’

Downspout diverter to fill your rain barrel. $29.95

Goodbye Grass ~~ Hello Garden The easiest way to convert lawn into garden by Organic Gardening

No Mow Grass Mix

Landscaping on a Budget: A Better Lawn for Less! |

Moss and stone yard....I had a neighbor who did this. She couldn't get any grass to grow so she let the moss take over and just pulled the grass up, it was so pretty and she loved to walk in her yard barefoot because it was so comfortable.

Sheet mulching....the easiest way to turn lawn into a garden

Good idea for multiple reasons: 1) equisetum grows so quickly and make even the newest newbie of a gardener feel accomplished and happy, 2) equisetum can get out of control and this container will prevent that from happening, 3) creates privacy and covers up some unsightly areas

Natural privacy fence

How to easily add privacy to a yard, deck or patio - great for urban dwellers or folks that live in older, squishy (houses close together) neighborhoods.

Rock Garden A rock garden can be an attractive alternative to a grass lawn. This one has a rock streambed as the centerpiece, with low-water perennials flanking and overflowing its sides. The garden's natural look offers a lot of color and visual interest.

pallet wood garden walkway ~ perfect to go from my front porch to the yard under the arch I'm going to install.