Be Kind To The Environment: Kill Your Lawn Thu, 02/22/2018 - 3:56pm Heraldgroton One New England native lawn alternative: Pennsylvania sedge does not need water, fertilizer or pesticides. Height: 6 - 8 inches, part sun to full shade, well drained soils, drought tolerant. Spreads densely. Can be mowed for a neater look. Full text available to online subscribers only. If you are a current online subscriber, please click here to login. If you are not a current online subscriber, please click here to view our subscription options. Thank you.