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Lawn Care: Lawn Alternatives

April 27th, 2020

This month on Down The Garden Path, we’re talking all about lawn alternatives. When it comes to our lawns, we’re all a bit fanatical. So, this month we’re going discuss what it takes to get a beautiful lawn. From lawn care 101, to artificial turf, pest and diseases, and everything in between, we’ve got the …Read more

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Do You Really Need A Lawn? This Will Help You Decide!

May 10th, 2013

Summer 2008. Full-size garden installed to replace existing lawn.

After reading an article in Garden Making magazine* regarding Ontario’s 2009 ban on cosmetic pesticides, it’s obvious the debate between pro-pesticide and anti-pesticides will continue for awhile. As will the concern, not only for our personal lawns but for the many parks and public lawns that we have grown used to being beautifully green, manicured …Read more

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Thinking About Alternatives To A Lawn? Creative Ways You Can Go Lawn Free!

May 10th, 2013

Alternatives to a lawn…   Read more about lawn free spaces and see more of my designs in my blog post:  “Do You Really Need A Lawn? This Will Help You Decide!”