I have been thinking about finding/creating a seed mix that could be used for both lawn and pasture seeding. Something that is durable, requires very little input, and can be grazed. I found this blog and it has some good ideas. Anyone have anything to add to the list?
I want to replace large swathes of my lawn with something lower maintenance. And ever since I’ve been introduced to the idea of the “mowable meadow” at Permies.com, I’ve been inching forward like a slug gathering tidbits of information here and there.
A more accurate title for this post would be “creating the mowable meadow using information gathered and glued together from multiple sources on the internet and then testing it for my climate zone and reporting back on the results.”
So I’d like to make this post a group project of finding all of the possible plants that will work for our climate zone. There is actually a company I just found creating bags of seeds for this kind of project- http://protimelawnseed.com/products/fleur-de-lawn.
Some early candidates I found to enhance the “lawn” were:
CROCUSES: These flowers pop up in the spring while the grass is still dormant. They’re done blooming…
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