12 Amazing Groundcovers ~ Bless My Weeds
Groundcovers serve numerous purposes: anything from protecting the ground from weather-related problems to simply making the yard look better. Whatever reason you have for planting groundcovers, there are still tons of options to choose from. Here are a list of some of the most popular and used groundcovers. Thyme Thyme is a great option …
Groundcovers and Plants to Use As Lawn Alternatives
DIYNetwork.com landscape experts share facts about how to choose and where to place groundcovers and plants used as lawn alternatives.
White Nancy Lamium
4-6" tall x 15-18" wide (cutting propagated). A sturdy, fast growing ground cover for shade and semi-shade areas, it tolerates a wide range of soils and moisture levels. The leaves are white edged with a thin line of green; the flowers are a bright white and appear in late spring. It is amazing how this plant can light up a dark area of the garden with its variegated foliage. A welcome change from the common Ajugas. Good for Firescaping Flat of 32 plants will cover 40-48 square feet when…
Euphorbia amygdaloides var. robbiae
Euphorbia amygdaloides is a completely invaluable plant for growing in a shady spot to brighten up a dark corner and for picking – by the bucket – for all your spring vases of flowers. We'd be lost without this in the cutting garden.
Pachysandra terminalis 'Green Carpet' | Japanese spurge 'Green Carpet'/RHS Gardening
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Pachysandra terminalis 'Variegata' (v) | variegated Japanese spurge/RHS Gardening
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