Lawns

The most frequently asked-about topic in all of gardening has got to be lawn care — ask any gardening expert. So here’s what I recommend for healthy, low-care, eco-friendly lawns, plus ways to reduce its size or get rid of it altogether. People are desperate for better alternatives to traditional lawn care.

Lawn Care Articles on this Website

The Anti-Lawn Movement is Growing

Oh yeah, there’s lots about here in the Lawn Substitute section – the theory and practice, and TONS of examples of real-life lawn substitute gardens, with photos.

But lawns will always be with us, as I write in My Standard Disclaimer about Lawn Removal, which may shock some readers because it’s a defense of turfgrass — if it’s grown organically. While I’m happy to see people questioning the need for lawn, I fear that painting it as all bad will turn off potential converts to environmentally responsible lawn care.

Lawn Care info in Print