There are many colorful alternatives to a grass lawn, which are particularly beneficial for those with terrain that is difficult to mow.
In this guide, Ellis shows how to use a variety of plants to replace grass, fill walkways, edge curbs, and more. Perennials, vines, shrubs and other low-growing plants are grouped for specific conditions such as sun exposure, slopes and acidic soils.
She also covers calculating how many plants will be needed and installation techniques. Hundreds of color photographs and drawings throughout.
Softcover, 9" × 10", 224 pages, 2007.