Low-Maintenance Lawn Alternatives: Ground Cover

Scotch moss ground cover around pavers in a yard
Image: Kristen Rudger, landscape designer

If you want a yard that demands less time, money, and water, consider these low-maintenance lawn alternatives.

Laura Fisher Kaiser

Laura Fisher Kaiser

Laura Fisher Kaiser is a contributing editor to “Interior Design,” a former editor of “This Old House,” and has written for such titles as HGTV.com and “The Washington Post.” She and her husband have renovated their Folk Victorian in Washington, D.C. -- and lived to tell about it.