Ground cover for dogs?

Asked April 22, 2018, 9:42 PM EDT

Our dogs have made a mud field in the back yard. We have a chemical free yard. Thinking about mixing violets, clover and some type of grass seed. What is most resilient to dogs

Dakota County Minnesota dogs groundcovers lawn alternatives horticulture

1 Response

This University of Nebraska bulletin addresses your question. Most of the information in it also applies to Minnesota.
https://communityenvironment.unl.edu/dog-friendly-landscapes

Although it's easier to grow tall fescue in Nebraska than Minnesota, it might still be a good choice. Go here to learn why:
http://turf.umn.edu/news/can-we-use-tall-fescue-lawns-minnesota