alternative to grass, Green Carpet (Herniaria Glabra). drought tolerant, rarely flowers, sun or shade, handles foot traffic

Attractive alternative to grass, Green Carpet (Herniaria Glabra). drought tolerant, rarely flowers, sun or shade, handles foot traffic.

Ground cover instead of a grass lawn! Better for bees, environment and utility…

Ground cover instead of a grass lawn! Better for bees, environment, utility bill, easy maintenance and so pretty! <== wouldn't use artificial grass myself. other stuff is great!

perenial ground cover that can be walked on | it s a perennial drought tolerant fragrant and evergreen in most ...

Thymus praecox 'Elfin' (Creeping Thyme) - Photo Courtesy of STEPABLES®. [spreading sedum and creeping thyme are favorites because they can handle some foot traffic and neglect]

Very drought tolerant, low-growing Elfin Thyme (Thymus serpyllum) forms a tight solid mat of green foliage that blooms with light pink flowers in summer. The sun-loving plant is a vigorous creeper that stands up to foot traffic. And, did I mention the scent?

Fields of Green: 5 Favorite Lawn Substitutes

Very drought tolerant, low-growing Elfin Thyme (Thymus serpyllum) forms a tight solid mat of green foliage that blooms with light pink flowers in summer. The sun-loving plant is a vigorous creeper that stands up to foot traffic.

Tired of maintaining your lawn? Replace it with one of these great groundcovers. Dwarf Mondo Grass ~ With dense dark green blades, drought-resistant and evergreen dwarf mondo grass grows only 2 to 4 inches tall, in both sun and shade.

Replace Your Lawn With These Groundcovers

grass-alternative ground cover - with dense dark green blades, drought-resistant and evergreen dwarf mondo grass grows only 2 to 4 inches tall, in both sun and shade.

Low-Maintenance Landscaping: Replace Your Lawn with Grass Alternatives - Green Homes - Natural Home & Garden

Low-Maintenance Landscaping: Replace Your Lawn with Grass Alternatives - Green Homes - Natural Home & Garden

Beautiful No-Mow Yards: 50 Amazing Lawn Alternatives by Evelyn J. Presents alternative options to a grass lawn, discussing methods for converting a lawn to a garden, different types of gardens, and recommended plants.

Fleur de Lawn is a flowering eco-lawn mix with low growing perennial flowers that change color and texture through the seasons. It was developed at Oregon State University through research on eco-friendly landscapes; $29.95 for a 1-pound bag at Pro Time Lawn Seed. Image via Oregon State University Department of Horticulture.

Fields of Green: 5 Favorite Lawn Substitutes

Benefits of a Clover Lawn: Benefits of Clover    - Nitrogen fixating    - High drought tolerance    - Green year round    - Pet urine resistant    - Grows in bad soil    - Fertilizes surrounding plants

Have No Fear of Clover - Organic Lawn Care Tips for "Greener" Grass - Bob Vila

Silver Carpet - Dymondia Margaretae. Stepable groundcover. Drought resistant. Not plastic, not gravel, not painted. Not phony. YES!

12 Water-Wise Groundcovers

DROUGHT TOLERANT ALTERNATIVES TO LAWNS With drought a perennial problem even in typically greener parts of the country, homeowners might want to reconsider the thirsty, maintenance-intense lawn and try some of these ground covers instead.

Mondo grass is a sod-forming perennial that serves as a hardy and attractive groundcover in a garden or backyard setting. As an alternative to regular grass, mondo is a low maintenance turf that never needs to be mowed.

Mondo grass ophipogon is a sod-forming perennial that serves as a hardy and attractive groundcover in a garden or backyard setting. As an alternative to regular grass, mondo is a low maintenance turf that never needs to be mowed.

Irish Moss (Sagina subulata) & stones - Which Plants to Use as Lawn Alternative : Home Improvement : DIY Network

Which Plants to Use as Lawn Alternative

Plants to Use as Lawn Alternative: Irish Moss (Sagina subulata). When you decide to replace your lawn with a groundcover, you’ll create easy-care beauty that trims your landscape chore list. Select lawn alternatives like you would any other plant.

Bluestone slabs and groundcover gives a carpet effect in this cosy courtyard

bluestone slabs and groundcover gives a carpet effect in this cosy courtyard - nice alternative to fully paved terrace

Grass alternative in mass planting of Pachysandra terminalis groundcover around tree in shade

Grass alternative in mass planting of Pachysandra terminalis groundcover around tree in shade with lawn, fence

Thyme is a drought resistant plant that is a beautiful shade of purple.  Save water and glam up your lawn at the same time! While a little foot traffic won't hurt, you should set up a walking path through the thyme to keep from damaging the plants.

When the Grass is Not Greener: 10 Plant Alternatives to Spruce Up Your Lawn

Thyme Thyme is a drought resistant plant that is a beautiful shade of purple. Save water and glam up your lawn at the same time! While a little foot traffic won't hurt, you should set up a walking path through the thyme to keep from damaging the plants.

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