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High Traffic Landscaping Alternative To Grass – Kid Friendly Lawn Substitutes

High Traffic Lawn Options: What Are Some Lawn Alternatives In Play Areas - An alternative lawn grass is not a new concept, but what about those high traffic areas? You know, the places where we entertain the most or the little ones play about. Let’s explore lawn alternatives for heavy traffic areas like these.

Garden Features For Kids: How To Make Play Gardens - Television and video games have their place, but making a garden play area is a great way to entice your kids away from electronic gadgets and introduce them to the glory of gardening and the wonders of nature. Click here for a few children’s play garden ideas.

from mondomuse--mexican feather grass for the front area

Piet Oudolf at Bury Court by C J Harris, via Flickr

Backyard patio labyrinth with a roman quarter/meander design.

Plant combo - brunnera jack frost with ferns and grass

from Better Homes and Gardens

17 Top Ornamental Grasses

Add soft texture to your garden with fountaingrass. More ornamental grasses:

yard stencils. - kid fun for decorating the garden!

Flower Scavenger Hunt: A Fun Flower Garden Game - Children love to play outdoors and they love to play games, so a great way to combine these two things is to have a scavenger hunt. This article will help get you started. Click here for more info.