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Age of Awareness

What can I plant instead of lawn?

31 easy-to-grow good groundcover alternatives to lawn.

Convolvulus mauritanicus. Image by the author.

Groundcover plants provide low maintenance, low water use, and an attractive alternative to lawns.

Well-maintained lawns can be beautiful, aesthetically pleasing spaces, provide a useful surface for sports and recreation, and have an evaporative cooling effect in a garden or park.

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