May 3, 2015

The Lawn is Gone

This garden in Oakland was planted in spring 2014.  The lawn was converted into a native garden enhanced with non-native succulents and drought tolerant perennials.





The lush and cheery feeling this small garden evokes encourages bees, butterflies and birds to stop in for pollen and nectar from flowering perennials. Coyote brush, Yellow current, Sticky monkey flower, Coral bells and Santolina are among the native perennials in bloom.

16 comments:

  1. For most lawn aficionados, the color, height, and health of the lawn are all-important.

    ReplyDelete
  2. Nice pictures...lawn can never gone....we need just maintenance
    Bellevue Lawn Care

    ReplyDelete
  3. That is absolutely a fascinating idea to convert the yard into a large garden. If I couldn't see the house, I would probably assume that your plants were wildflowers out in the foothills somewhere. What are the light green/yellow plants you have in the first photo?
    http://www.designscapesinc.com/services-landscape.php

    ReplyDelete
  4. I also have a huge garden area that is being infected by the pests nowadays. Some suggested me to hire professional pest and Termite inspection Port Macquarie services instead of using home remedies. Do you think the professional services would be beneficial?

    ReplyDelete
  5. lawn services Hamilton provides professional lawn mowing and gardening service throughout Auckland, Christchurch, Wellington, Hamilton.

    ReplyDelete
  6. Your arborist can help you maintain attractive shrubbery with a properly timed shrub care plan that addresses your aesthetic, health, winter protection needs tree doctor kingwood.

    ReplyDelete
  7. It has been seen that people who have gardens attached to Lawn Mower Repair their homes are usually very careful to ensure that the garden is spic and span and proper care is taken to maintain it.

    ReplyDelete
  8. Thanks for the blog post buddy! Keep them coming... Shante Trumbauer

    ReplyDelete
  9. Raise the level of your cutting edge. Unless you are running a green in your yard there is no motivation to have your grass to a great degree short. One truth that many individuals don't know is that when you cut your yard amazingly off you are constraining the grass to become quicker. Get More Info

    ReplyDelete
  10. Likewise, after some time as we change and make enhancements to our greenery enclosures and yards, including to our gardens, these dirt aggravations can regularly make spaces in yards, or generally raise a few zones of yards over the standard level and even surface. http://www.thetoolreport.com/zero-turn-mower-reviews/

    ReplyDelete
  11. Youre so cool! I dont suppose Ive read anything like this before. So nice to find somebody with a few original applying for grants this subject. realy appreciation for starting this up. this excellent website are some things that is required on the internet, an individual with a bit of originality. valuable project for bringing something totally new to your net! ariens riding mower reviews

    ReplyDelete
  12. This comment has been removed by the author.

    ReplyDelete
  13. I just couldn't leave your website before telling you that I truly enjoyed the top quality info you present to your visitors? Will be back again frequently to check up on new posts. The Lawn Solutions

    ReplyDelete
  14. Riding lawn mowers should not be confused with gardening or lawn tractors. The big difference is that riding tractors have cutting decks mounted in the middle rather than the front. Because of this, riding tractors are much less maneuverable.
    Lawn Mowers Review

    ReplyDelete

Website design and website development by Confluent Forms LLC, Easthampton MA