Lawn Alternatives: Creating Successful Groundlayers

Demand for alternatives to mowed turf is increasing. Yet successful techniques for consistently establishing turf alternatives are less understood since it often involves acting counter to traditional horticultural practices. This presentation explores practical ways to adapt groundlayer compositions found in our native woodlands, wetlands, and meadows to residential properties small and large as well as public landscapes, illustrating how environmental and cost benefits can be realized through the creation of visually stunning lawn alternatives.