Grass Rooted

Grass Types

Biodiversity plays an important role in lawn care and gardening. Although a perfect carpet of uniform green grass may be appealing, a mixture of grasses can strengthen your lawn against pests and disease. In southern California during the 1960s, dichondra lawns were all the rage. Dichondra (Dichondra repens) is not actually grass, but a warm season ground cover that was originally considered a weed. Dichondra’s round leaves provide a springy, “cushy” feel underfoot; there’s nothing like going ... Read the rest of this story


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