Search For
 

 
Discussion Groups: Gardening


Topic: Kid-friendly, grass-free landscaping ideas
0 Like(s)   


JustUs

4/15/2018 9:35:36 PM
Member since:
Jul 2017
Total posts:37
Kid-friendly, grass-free landscaping ideas

I have a large area in my backyard that I cannot get grass to grow in. It's on the north side of my house, with a large tree that shades the area, so it is not sunny at all.  
 
Over the past several years, I have tried grass seed (both in the spring and fall) and sod. It's always been prepared properly, watered religiously, and fenced off so there is no traffic on it. But it still won't take.  
 
I am tired of having open dirt and mud, so I'm looking for kid-friendly (two kids under 5), dog-friendly, grass-free ideas that are not super expensive. I had little rocks and mulch in one of my flowerbeds that my kids and dog slowly spread through the yard, so those are not options that will work for us. The area will be played and ran on.  
 
Any ideas?

brandongirlie

4/15/2018 10:27:21 PM
Member since:
Jul 2011
Total posts:62
Livingstone landscaping

They had various kinds at the home show!

brandongirlie

4/15/2018 10:28:18 PM
Member since:
Jul 2011
Total posts:62
$

The dog one I was looking at, though they were all pet friendly was $1.85 a square foot.

misswater

4/16/2018 9:09:09 AM
Member since:
Aug 2010
Total posts:67
trampoline

What if you dug a hole and put a trampoline in one area? Could do rock that is suitable for a dog run so it does not hurt the paws.I am not sure of the cost however.

 
 
  Advertisement

Page 1 of 1


  Get E-mail/text alerts for this discussion    
Bookmark and Share
This thread has gone more than 90 days without a reply and has been closed as a result. Please feel free to start a new topic should you feel it is warranted.

   
   

   

Current Discussions

 
 
 

Classified Ads

 
 

Blogs

 
 

Local Business Directory

 
 
Pet Boarding
Pet Boarding at affordable price and great care. Check us out and come and take a look. More..
AFX Photography
Specializing in preserving your precious moments so you can relive them as if they were just yesterday, long into the future More..
WEB ADVERTISING WORKS!!!
Get your business' message out to the over 1500 Brandonnites a week for only $1.90 per week. More..