Beautiful No-mow Yards

Beautiful No-mow Yards

50 Amazing Lawn Alternatives

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"A compelling rationale for ignoring the siren song of the 'perfect' lawn, and step-by-step instructions for creating easy-care, planet-friendly patches of paradise." -- Fine Gardening

In Beautiful No-Mow Yards , Evelyn Hadden offers the ultimate guide to rethinking your lawn-dominated yard. With inspiring color photos and cutting-edge advice about how to work with nature, Hadden offers a diverse set of alternatives to demanding green turf. Beautiful No-Mow Yards includes detailed profiles for 100 of the best ground-layer plants, design tips to reduce maintenance, and guidelines for making smaller and smarter lawns. Whether you are motivated by saving time and money, reducing your ecological footprint, or a desire to reconnect with nature daily in your own yard, it's time to turn your lawn into a livable garden!
Publisher: Portland, Or. : Timber Press, 2012.
ISBN: 9781604692389
1604692383
Branch Call Number: 635.964 HADDEN E
Characteristics: 249 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.

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amberwench
May 14, 2020

While many of these ideas might look best in a large yard, all are adaptable to turn any size lawn into a no-mow assortment of textures and colors. A dictionary of plants divided by growing habit in the back helps the gardener find plants for their zone and space need.

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