Lawn Alternatives Using California Native Plants
Lawns may be green and "beautiful," but in our water conscious and eco-friendly world they are wasteful of water and heavy polluters from fertilizer and herbicide runoff. If you are ready to remove your lawn and turn it into a sanctuary for birds, bees and butterflies, here are some design ideas.
Also, be sure to read our help file on an easy way to "remove" your lawn prior to planting. Lawn "Removal" Basic Steps
Lawn Replacement #1: Ground Covers and Grasses
Lawn Replacement #2: Meadow with Small Grasses and Colorful Perennials
Lawn Replacement #3: Meadow with Ground Cover and Habitat Shrubs