Many of us spend countless hours, dollars and patience on a perfectly kept lawn. Watering needs can be high, fertilizing can get costly and mowing and weed whipping can take anywhere from minutes to hours, depending on the size of the yard. Of course, you may be lucky enough to have a landscaping company do the laborious work for you, but that’s not to say that a lush lawn of green is your only option for a beautiful yard. From bricks to gravel and even meadows, there are various alternatives to the traditional grass-filled landscape. Read along to see for yourself.