Eye Candy: 11 Inspiring Yards That Are Grass-Free

11 Grass-Free Yards

The grass is always greener... when there is none? There are tons of ways to landscape without the green giant and we've rounded up eleven of them right here! From flowers to gravel to stained concrete, you might just want to say buh-bye to that large water bill.      


11 Grass-Free yards
1. Moss Graffiti spotted on Free People

2. A super large concrete patio spotted on Remodelaholic

11 Grass-Free Yards
3. Low-water plant yard makeover spotted on Sunset

4. Stained concrete & drought-tolerant plants spotted on Jeffrey Gordon Smith Landscape Architecture

11 Grass-Free Yards
5. Gravel paving cuts down the water bill spotted on Sunset

6. Edible plants fill the yard spotted on House Logic

7. No lawn, just fruits and vegetables spotted on Organic Gardening

11 Grass-Free Yards

8. Rid the grass and replace with pea gravel spotted on House Logic

9. A terraced slope with stepping stones spotted on Gardenweb

11 Grass-Free Yards
10. Change the grass to kidney weed spotted on Gardenista

11. Replace the grass with wildflowers spotted on American Meadows

What do you think? Would you be willing to give up mowing the lawn?

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bruno on Jul 07, 2014:

@anonymous: yes, Curbly has tons of original content. You can start by looking here

We try to do a mix of original projects, roundups, and guides, as well pointing out content from other places on the web that our readers might have missed. 

Anonymous on Jul 07, 2014:

Does Curbly have ANY original content? All these pics are from magazines a decade old.

Ted Cox on Jul 01, 2014:

We're trying to find a source of artificial turf in our area (southeastern Washington state) so we can eliminate all of our grass! The upkeep just doesn't make sense!

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