Alternatives to grass that are drought-resistant and sturdy as grass * Rupture wort * Creeping wire vine
Projects - Outside
Grass Seed For Shade: What Grass Grows In Shade - Grass doesn’t like shade. If you have a lot of shade trees or other low light conditions in your yard, you’re never going to have a lawn. It’s as simple as that. Or is it? Learn more here.
Conifers for Shade - shade-tolerant evergreens, like Emerald Spreader™ Japanese yew (USDA Hardiness Zones 5–
Do you have a large shaded area in your garden that looks "dead"? Here are 26 of the most beautiful plants that grow in shade.
Kari. Any experience with any of these? Would they hold up with the kids playing on it?
Silver Carpet - Dymondia Margaretae. Stepable groundcover. Drought resistant. Not plastic, not gravel, not painted. Not phony. YES!
container gardening/out doors/ flowers and plants.....
Lilyturf are happy in practically any light conditions, including dense shade, and will tolerate prolonged dry spells quite well. deer resistant.
For the outside
Shrubs for Shady Spots: Sumac, Azalea, Rhodie, Camellia, Kerria, Hydrangea, Pieris, Summersweet, Serviceberry, Mountain Laurel, Daphne. Lower front yard and along north front fence!
New Home- Landscape & Exterior
Try Creeping Phlox...Red Creeping Thyme, and Mazus for some low-maintenance ground covers that suppress weeds
~ plants & gardens ~
Grass seed for shaded area... Spread in early spring. Scotts®+Turf+Builder®+Dense+Shade+Mix++