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3 Sustainable Lawn Alternatives (for Cold Climates)

It’s obvious we’re not substantial yard followers at Legendary Horticulture – I do not have one in my lawn, @Jacques in the Yard does not in his, as well as Chris DOES have a grass … that she developed herself which consists of NO lawn yard, while offering every one of the conventional advantages of a yard room. In this video clip she’ll look at 3 various choices for those of you in cooler environments.

00:00 – Intro
01:08 – Benefits Of Covering The Ground
01:53 – 1. Cover Crop
03:43 – 2. Low-growing Perennials
07:13 – 3. Turfgrass Lawn Alternative
10:35 – Outro


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Offered from numerous seed service providers:
→ Sweet alyssum
→ Buckwheat
→ Winter area peas
→ Native wildflower seeds (purchase from a regional resource).
→ Chamomile.
→ Clover (Microclover, Red clover, Crimson clover, White Dutch clover).
→ Borage
→ Self recover.
→ Yarrow.


Seasonal ground covers readily available from a lot of yard centres:.
→ Wild ginger (Asarum canadense).
→ Lamb’s ear (Stachys byzantina).
→ Wintergreen (Gaultheria procumbens).
→ Alpine Strawberry (Fragaria vesca).
→ Creeping thyme, numerous varieties and also selections of Thymus praecox as well as Thymus serpyllum.
→ Bugleweed (Ajuga reptans).
→ Wooly thyme (Thymus praecox belows. britannicus).
→ Redwood sorrel (Oxalis oregana).
→ Mediterranean slipping thyme (Thymus longicaulis).
→ Bulbs: Crocus, Galanthus (snowdrops), Fritillaria, Narcissus (daffodil).

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