Grass Around Pools

Just picture it: getting out of the pool and walking around on soft, green grass instead of hard, hot pavement. It seems like a good idea — but there are some things to think about when it comes to poolside grass. Will the pool water affect the grass? How do I keep grass clippings out […]

8 Grass Alternatives to Consider

From prehistoric romps on the savannah to aristocratic strolls in the 17th century, humans have always had a romance with a grass lawn. When it comes to landscapes, the turfgrass yard is as American as apple pie. But times are changing. Between mowing, watering, and fertilizing, the American dream that includes a picture-perfect lawn has […]

Best Ground Covers for Your Yard

Ground covers are the unsung heroes of your yard and garden. They fill in bare areas where grass won’t grow, provide us with low-maintenance areas, and give us green leaves in the winter months. They can also offer carpets of blooms that attract pollinators and bring us joy. The mastermind behind Epic Gardening, Kevin Espíritu, […]

Grass Driveways: Why, How to Build One

Forget the rules about not driving on the grass. One of the newest trends is a green driveway — where the grass and the hardscape work together to create erosion control, flood prevention, and landscaping harmony. In other words, it looks good, and it’s good for you. Here are some tips on how and when […]

Growing Drought-Tolerant Grasses

If you’re looking to conserve water, why not start with your lawn? Choosing drought-tolerant grass will save you money on your water bill. Not only do they need less water, these grass types also don’t need to be mowed or fertilized as often, which will save you time and even more money.  As the name […]

Tired of Traditional Turf? Try a Grass Alternative

Traditional lawns are part of the American dream — an ocean of green covering nearly 2% of our nation’s area. But at what cost? Americans view the hassle of mowing, fertilizing, irrigation, and pest control our lawns demand as the price we pay for flawless turfgrass. The net effect is a bit grim. Cristina Milesi, […]