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8 Best Natural Alternatives to Growing Grass

Why grow grass when you could grow so many other things that are better for the planet? Not that grass isn't pretty to look at, or fun to play on - it can be. But grass comes with a big price tag. To …

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Groundcover Plants: 7 Alternatives to Grass

by Steve Graham, Networx A neighborhood full of Kentucky Blue grass lawns is also a neighborhood full of sprinklers, mowers, fertilizers and weeds. Here are some of the many alternative ground …

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Two Groundcovers: One for Wet, One for Dry

Determined to come up with a groundcover to replace my lawn, I searched for, and found, a groundcover that would work well (and look pretty) in upstate New York where I live. Meanwhile, I know a lot o…

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Flowering Lawns, No-Mow Lawns, Wildflower Lawns, and more

A "lawn" in my town is covered with blue and blooming forget-me-nots in the spring that takes your breath away with its beauty. Every time I see it I yearn for a lawn-free lawn. I yearn for low-growi…

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