More Beautiful No-Mow Yards

More Beautiful No-Mow Yards

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As promised in my first post about this book, here are more photos from the book, just a few of my favorites.

Above, the tiny urban back yard of DC Master Gardener Barbara Dinsmore.  Photo by Lucy Dinsmore.

Below, pink muhly grass in a California yard.  Photo by Saxon Holt.

Next, spring-blooming trees in a meadow of fescue at the Olbrich Botanical Garden.  Photo by Jeff Epping.

That’s all the eye candy for today.  Be sure to enter to win the book, or just order it now!  Publication date is February 7.

Posted by

Susan Harris
on January 24, 2012 at 1:15 pm, in the category Lawn Reform.


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  1. Susan, congrats on scoring the cover shot! Well-deserved. As for my yard, it is so big that mowing will likely always be part of it. But I’ve chopped it up enough with plantings to make annoy my husband.

  2. I am swooning over the meadow at the Olbrich Botanical Garden! Love the species tulips scattered among the grasses. I remember Olbrich from when I lived in Wisconsin – a small but wonderful garden.

  3. These photos are inspirational.
    I’m three years into transitioning to a
    no-mow yard…a new look in this neighborhood of traditional lawns.
    I would welcome ideas to add to the

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