UCCE Master Gardeners of Calaveras County
University of California
UCCE Master Gardeners of Calaveras County

Lawn Alternatives

Rather than a thirsty lawn, why not substitute low growing thyme?  That was the idea behind the garden to the rear of the Learning CenterWe chose several varieties including: Elfin, red and white creeping and wooly.  The pathway which connects this area to the Water wise garden is Buffalo Grass, a low water, no need to mow variety.  This North American High Plains grass goes dormant in the winter.

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