A well-groomed grass lawn has been the paradigm of a front or backyard for years. Aside from the fact that it becomes boring to see the same carbon copy of a lawn lining your entire block, there is another critical reason to consider breaking the mold. The maintenance of grass requires a great deal of water. In areas experiencing severe droughts, such as Southern California, reducing water consumption is a serious matter.
Luckily for people trying to dial back on water usage, there are great alternatives to consider. From sedge, to perennials, to gravel, you have a wide selection to choose from. Once you see what ground cover replacement options are out there, you’ll wonder why you didn’t make the switch sooner!
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