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UC Verde Buffalograss (Buchloe dactyloides) produces a dense turf of soft, bright-green, very fine leaf blades. It is recommended for planting in the high heat conditions found in th...Learn MoreUC Verde Buffalograss Plugs Buchloe dactyloides UC Verde$59.95Per Tray of 70
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Hachita Blue Grama Grass Plugs (Bouteloua gracilis) is the most vigorous selection of this beautiful native grass from the western Great Plains. Beloved for its "eyelash" seed heads,...Learn MoreHachita Blue Grama Grass Plugs Bouteloua gracilis Hachita$49.95Per Tray of 70
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Prestige Buffalo Grass (Buchloe dactyloides Prestige) is moisture and humidity tolerant, and outperforms all other varieties of buffalo grass in the southern and southeastern United ...Learn MorePrestige Buffalo Grass Plugs Buchloe dactyloides Prestige$49.95Per Tray of 70
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Native Harvest Blue Grama Grass Seed (Bouteloua gracilis) is a marvelous native grass that can be used for prairie restoration or as a waterwise lawn. The unique eyebrow-like flowers...Learn MoreNative Harvest Blue Grama Grass Seed Bouteloua gracilis Native HarvestAs low as $29.95
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High Country Gardens has been a leader in waterwise, eco-friendly landscapes since 1993. We've built our reputation on helping gardeners create low-maintenance yards. Our grass plugs and seed offerings are selected because they are water-thrifty, hardy and low-maintenance.
Have more specific yard challenges? From the amount of sun exposure to annual watering needs, our Sustainable Lawn Comparison Chart below will help narrow down the perfect grass solution for you.
|GRASS TYPE||ANNUAL WATER NEEDED||FULL SUN OR SHADE||WARM OR COOL SEASON||IDEAL ZONES||SEASONAL MOWING FRQUENCY||TRAFFIC TOLERANCE||PLUGS OR SEED||COMMENTS|
|Dog Tuff™ Grass||15-20"||Full Sun||Warm: Plant in late spring (after frost) - late summer.||5-10||4-6||High||Plugs||Soft under foot, highly weed resistant, ideal for play areas and pets.|
|Legacy Buffalograss||6-10"||Full Sun||Warm: Plant in late spring (after frost) - late summer.||3-9||0-4||Low-Mod||Plugs||Low, dense growing variety for lawn use.|
|Prestige Buffalograss||6-10"||Full Sun||Warm: Plant in late spring (after frost) - late summer.||5-10||0-4||Low-Mod||Plugs||Low, dense growing varieties for lawn use.|
|UC Verde Buffalograss||6-10"||Full Sun||Warm: Plant in late spring (after frost) - late summer.||7-10||4-6||Low-Mod||Plugs||Low-water, weed-resistant, quick-spreading. Only suited for areas in CA & AZ.|
|Blue Grama Grass||15-25"||Full Sun||Warm: Plant in late spring (after frost) - late summer.||3-10||0-4||Low-Mod||Both||Excellent for use as lawn or meadow.|
|Bella Bluegrass||30-40"||Full Sun, Part Sun, Shade||Cool: Plant mid-spring to early summer or late summer to early fall.||4-8||0-1||High||Plugs||Dwarf, no mow type for sun and shade. Suitable for play areas.|
|'No Mow' Lawn Mix||30-40"||Full Sun, Part Sun||Cool: Plant mid-spring to early summer or late summer to early fall.||3-7||0-4||Moderate||Seed||Informal look for cool regions of U.S. Suitable for play areas.|
|'Low Work & Water'||30-40"||Full Sun, Part Sun||Cool: Plant mid-spring to early summer or late summer to early fall.||4-10||0-4||High||Seed||Widely adaptable, ideal for play areas and pets.|
|Kentucky Bluegrass (For comparison only, not available from High Country Gardens.)||48-60"||Full Sun, Part Sun||Cool||3-10||16+||High||Seed||High water, high maintenance.|
The extremely durable Dog Tuff™ Grass is the low-water, rugged turf you’ve been waiting for!
See how your yard can be transformed into a more sustainable, eco-friendly one.
Use 70% less water and only mow your lush lawn once a month.
Our grass seed mixtures combine native grass varieties selected specifically for their water-thriftiness and dwarf properties. See all seeds!
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REPLACING A THIRSTY LAWN
Ever wondered how to replace your thirsty turf with a sustainable, waterwise lawn?
Follow these easy steps:
- Measure the lawn to be replaced.
- “Kill” the existing lawn—Rototill, smother, solarize or treat it.
- Drill and fill with plugs or seed your new lawn.
- Water and weed to establish your lawn.
A one-season investment will pay off every year after. See our detailed Lawn Replacement Instructions for our step-by-step planting guide.
In Your Words:
Wanted a lawn or lawn substitute that was attractive, low water requirement, suitable for our climate, any easy to care for. These plugs filled all our requirements and then some. It takes root easily and spreads rapidly. We started with one foot spacing, but will use two foot spacing now. Also the fact it does not send up seed pods like other buffalo grass is a real plus in the appearance of the lawn and the need to mow regularly.
Gardener in Casper, WY (Legacy Grass Plugs)
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- Achillea millefolium Sonoma Coast
- Aethionema grandiflora
- Annual Rye Grass Seeds
- Antenaria dimorpha Boulder Mountain, UT
- Arenaria Wallowa Mountains
- Bellium minutum
- Bouteloua gracilis Native Harvest Grass Seed
- Callirhoe digitata
- Ceratostigma plumbaginoides
- Cotula Tiffindell Gold
- Delosperma 'Kelaidis'
- Delosperma Alan's Apricot
- Delosperma ashtonii Blut
- Delosperma congestum Gold Nugget
- Delosperma congestum White Nugget
- Delosperma Fire Spinner®
- Delosperma Jewel of the Desert Garnet
- Delosperma Lavender Ice
- Delosperma nubigenum
- Delosperma Red Mountain® Flame
- Delosperma sp. Lesotho Pink
- Gallium odoratum
- Gazania krebsiana Hantamberg Orange
- Lamiastrum galeobdoblon Herman's Pride
- Leptinella squalida Platt's Black
- Low Work and Water Dwarf Fescue Grass Seed
- No Mow Lawn Grass Seed
- Oenothera fremontii Shimmer
- Oenothera macrocarpa Dwarf Silver
- Origanum vulgare Cleopatra
- Paronychia kepela ssp. serpyllifolia
- Phlox grayi Shades of Pink
- Phlox subulata Drummond's Pink
- Phlox subulata Scarlet Flame
- Phlox villosissima
- Pterocephalus depressus
- Ruschia pulvinaris
- Saponaria lempergii Max Frei
- Saponaria ocymoides
- Stachys coccineus
- Stachys lavandulifolius
- Stachys maxima
- Tanacetum densum ssp. amani
- Thymus citriodorus Doone Valley
- Thymus lanuginosus
- Thymus neiceffii
- Thymus Pink Chintz
- Thymus praecox ssp. arcticus Coccineus
- Thymus serpyllum Coccineum
- Veronica Blue Yonder (U.S. Plant Patent 27,284)
- Veronica bombycina
- Veronica liwanensis
- Veronica oltensis
- Veronica pectinata
- Veronica prostrata Dick's Wine
- Vinca major variegata
- Zinnia grandiflora Gold on Blue
- Zizophora clinopodioides Alpinum