Beautiful, No-Mow Alternatives to a Grass Lawn | Want to mow the lawn only once or twice a year? With no-mow hard fescue grass, it's actually possible. Opting for an all-fescue lawn won't require chemical fertilizers or weed killers—it's so densely growing, it naturally chokes out weeds. Yost says it also requires little to no watering. #gardenideas #realsimple #grasstips #lawntips
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The Zoysia grasses, including this one and Z.japonica(Japanese lawn grass)and Z. matrella (Manila grass) are becoming more well known for use as ground cover and as lawn. They are a lush velvety green ,hard wearing and able to cope with drought as well as having lower fertilizer and mowing requirements compared to other turf grasses. Zoysia tenuifolia which is also given the common names "Mascarene grass" or "Temple grass"is mainly used as a ground cover because it tends to grow in an…
Tired of spending time every weekend with a noisy lawn mower? Heres an alternative: slow-growing turf. These fescue turf grasses are green and lush, but naturally slow-growing, so you mow only four to five times a year.
Grass that grows only 4-inches high is also known as "no-mow grass." These low growing grasses are perfect for the gardener who wants a low maintenance yard. But they have other benefits as well. Grasses that grow only 4-inches tall are drought resistant and require less watering.
Zoysia tenuifolia (No Mow Grass) - A fantastic fine leafed grass which makes excellent ground covers, especially around rocks and ponds, as well as plantings between stepping stones. Its low growing growth habit and sometimes wavy appearance makes it a great architectural plant.