Swiss yards tend to be small because land is precious and the population is dense. Even so, they come up with some very clever and often beautiful ways of not mowing lawns. Here are some of the creative yards I've found within a short walk of Janet's house. (Click to enlarge)
Cascades of beauty.
Rocks and groundcover.
What to do if there's a prominent fire hydrant in your yard.
A digger as small as the yards.
And finally ... I can't wait to see this when it's finished. What to do when your wife tells you there's not enough room in the cellar for your model trains.