Lawn Gone!

Lawn Gone!

Low-maintenance, Sustainable, Attractive Alternatives for your Yard

Book - 2013
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Homeowners spend billions of hours--and dollars--watering, mowing, and maintaining their lawns. Free yourself with this colourful, accessible guide to the basics of replacing a traditional lawn with a wide variety of easy-care, no-mow, low-water, money-saving options.
Publisher: Berkeley, CA : Ten Speed Press, ©2013.
ISBN: 9781607743149
1607743140
Characteristics: 184 pages :,colour illustrations. map ;,23 cm.

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amberwench
Feb 21, 2017

Want to give up your mower? Or maybe you want less lawn, but are not sure you're ready to go completely lawn-free? Start here! Ideas on no or small lawns that still allow you to have green plants and attractive landscaping. From concept to completed project, this book covers each step, including lawn removal, plant selection by region, dealing with skeptical neighbors, and special concerns like pests and drought. 'Lawn free' doesn't have to mean 'a yard of nothing but gravel and rocks' anymore!

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FVReader
Apr 17, 2016

A good place to start if looking for alternatives to replacing or reducing your lawn. There are plenty of pictures of plants, grasses, mosses, patios, etc. Lots of ideas and alternatives to get the ideas flowing.

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prolix
May 27, 2013

This is a really great book if you are thinking of reducing or eliminating your lawn but you're not sure where to start. Lots of great information and photos about alternatives that will save water and maintenance.

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