Grasses & Ground Covers:
- Easy Lawns,
Brooklyn Botanic Garden
"Low Maintenance Native Grasses for Gardeners Everywhere" - essays from the
- Ground Covers,
Michigan State University Extension
Planting and pruning of ground covers, as alternatives to lawns.
- Ground Covers: Their
Establishment and Maintenance, University of Nebraska Cooperative Extension
Describes how to plant and maintain ground covers to take advantage of their
- Lawn and Garden Care, USDA Natural
Resources Conservation Service
Rules of thumb for lawn care.
- Lawn Care, Ortho
General overview of warm season, cool season and native grasses.
- Plants Database, USDA Natural Resources
Searchable database and fact sheets for native and non-native plants, including
grasses, grass-like species and other ground covers.
- Selecting a Ground Cover
(PDF - 80 KB), University of Nebraska Cooperative Extension
Describes how to evaluate a site for ground cover.
- The Wild Ones Handbook, U.S.EPA
& Wild Ones -- Natural Landscapers, Ltd.
Briefs on the hazards of high-maintenance lawns.
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Last Revised: May 5, 2000