This yard uses 49% less water than before grass removal; the homeowners did most of the work themselves.
This yard uses 50% less water than before grass removal. The homeowners planted two apple trees and a pear tree.
Side yards are often utilitarian in nature, making them prime candidates for grass replacement projects.
This project kept a grassy area for the kids.
This project uses rock and decomposed granite as mulch for drought tolerant plants.
This project removed more than 2,000 square feet of grass.
This DIY stone walkway is laid on a simple, compacted dirt base.
This project resulted in a yard that uses 10,000 gallons less water per month.
This homeowner opted to replace lawn with a beautiful paver patio.
This homeowner replaced more than 1,300 square feet of lawn with crushed rock and decomposed granite.
Natural stone and rock creates an appealing informal patio, and reduced this lawn by 950 square feet.
A paver patio creates a timeless and functional space in this homeowner’s back yard.
This project replaced more than 1,400 square feet of lawn with a stone walkway, a privacy berm and road mix between the berm and the street.
The lawn in this rarely used or seen side yard was replaced with gravel, and now uses zero water.
This homeowner replaced 837 square feet of lawn with a paver walkway, decomposed granite seating area, and road mix next to the driveway.