Keeping the grass green on your side requires a lot of toil. And for most busy homeowners, it just takes so much time. Thus, we’ve compiled a list of lawn grass substitutes that is just as equally charming than your usual lawn specimen. Choosing wisely, any of these lawn grass substitutes can even give your outdoors a charming cottage garden look.
Yellow Creeping Jenny
Sturdy and fit for zone 8, the yellow creeping jenny variety will easily lord over your lawn and create a soft golden carpet for you to tread on.
This medium height ground cover option transforms over the course of the year. Covering up to 15 feet of your lawn, it produces white floral blooms in spring while it gives off shocks of red berries in fall.
Clover easily makes up for a soft green carpet as a ground cover substitute. Especially for those who hate mowing, clover gives you a low maintenance lawn plant option. From sunny to shady places, this plant does not have a hard time propagating. No need to fertilize it too, making it a thrifty lawn cover option for any homeowner.
For those who is going for a meadow-like lawn, sedge is the plant you’re looking for. It thrives almost anywhere and grows in clumps. You can mow it in spring to rid of old grass and let it grow anew.
If you want a charming outdoors that do not need much tending, prairie meadow mix gives you a lawn cover with shocks and spurts of color all over the place. A significant feature of this plant mix is its low maintenance. It also is not as water-hungry as other plants. Although it would love as much sun as it can get, it’s all a prairie meadow mix asks for.
With these 5 lawn grass substitutes, say goodbye to your lawn mower and sacks of fertilizer. Say hello to a charming outdoor lawn and get more out of your lawn for less. If you still need more lawn substitutes or expert advice, contact us for a free, no-obligation consultation.