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If that was a photo of somewhere in the UK, the answer to your question would be that any garden belonging to the houses is behind that wall; the areas of grass between the wall and the road would be owned by a municipal Council or housing association, and not by the residents of the houses. This kind of arrangement is more common in less overcrowded areas ...


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I live in the UK, so this may not apply to your location. The easiest option is to keep your grass but think about cutting different areas at different frequencies. For example, you could have three regimes. (1) - not cut until summer, then cut every couple of weeks or so. (2) - not cut at all. (3) - cut normally throughout the growing season. You could ...


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Do you water daytime or in the evening or at night ? Perhaps extend the watering time to a proper 'drench' IE - several hours or even overnight if at all possible ? Not sure if there are any restrictions on water usage ? Dependant on temperature, water applied in hot/warm weather will evaporate quickly so insufficient water may actually be reaching the roots ...


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I sort of did that, except I did not start with lawn but forest understory. I still have a lot of trees but I planted hundreds of azaleas which was work,but a hobby. I have 8 ft of grass along the street but I have heard my house described as the "one with no lawn". So it is easy if it your hobby. For New England you would need something other than ...


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Good idea but not without some work. Consider your location as clearly this will only be feasible in certain parts of the world. Consider what tools and work will be required to maintain the meadow. As meadows are largely man-made as a result of harvesting practices and by pre-/after-grazing by different stock animals. Sheep, cows and horses crop to ...


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You cannot just let a yard "go" and expect it to return to a meadow. I have a non-nearby neighbor who thinks that's the way to garden "naturally" and has done just that, after initially planting native perennials and grasses. Now, they have an impressive collection of weeds mixed in with/dominating their plantings. Among the beauties on ...


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Buy a second pool the same size and a pump, pump the water into a second pool everyday and move the pools around the garden. If you put it through a filter too then you freshen the water every 24hrs too.


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