Information About General Ground Cover Care

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How To Control Weeds In Groundcover Areas Of The Garden

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Click here for tips on controlling weeds in groundcover garden areas.

Best Groundcover Plants To Prevent Weeds

By Susan Albert, Freelance Garden Writer

Click here to find out the best types of groundcovers to prevent and choke out weeds.

How To Grow Phuopsis Stylosa

By Tonya Barnett, (Author of FRESHCUTKY)

Creeping crosswort is a beautiful flowering groundcover, but it can have its issues, too. Click to learn more about this plant.

5 Fragrant Groundcover Plants

By Susan Albert, Freelance Garden Writer

Adding fragrant groundcover plants to a special nook in the garden or a walkway can add a punch of “wow” when passersby catch the aroma. Click for more.

Part Sun And Shade Ground Cover For Every Garden

By Becca Badgett, Co-author of How to Grow an EMERGENCY Garden

Groundcovers in your bed or border offer a finished appearance. Read on for groundcovers for part sun and shade conditions.

Top 10 Flowering Ground Covers

By Amy Draiss

Here’s a short list of 10 of our favorite flowering ground covers (plus one additional honorable mention) for you to consider:

Full Sun Groundcover Plants – Planting Groundcover In the Sun

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Groundcover plants for sunny locations perform a variety of functions. Need some suggestions? Click here for full sun groundcover plants.

Groundcover For Foot Traffic: Choosing Groundcover That’s Walkable

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

Walkable groundcovers serve many purposes in the landscape, but it’s important to choose carefully. The plants must have the ability to bounce back relatively quick. For a few examples of attractive and durable groundcovers for foot traffic, click here.

Creeping Succulent Plants – Do Succulents Make Good Groundcover

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

If you are new to gardening but may want to give it a try, growing succulents is a good way to start. In the landscape, succulent plants that spread create a carpet of texture combined with low maintenance ease. To learn how to plant succulent ground covers, click here.

Guide To Groundcover Spacing – How Far To Plant Spreading Plants Apart

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

Groundcovers serve a number of important functions in the landscape. The tricky part is figuring out how to space groundcover plants so they fill in quickly, but optimal groundcover spacing depends on a number of factors. Click here for helpful tips on spacing.

Planting Between Pavers – Using Ground Covers Around Pavers

By Jackie Carroll

Using plants between pavers softens the look of your pathway or patio and keeps weeds from filling in bare spaces. Wondering what to plant? The information in this article can help. Click here to learn more.

Ground Cover Plants: Tips For Planting Ground Covers Under A Tree

By Anne Baley

Trees make attractive focal points in any landscaping design, but the ground around their trunks can often be a problem. But what about growing a ring of attractive ground cover there? Learn more in this article.

Low Growing Plants To Plant Along Or In A Walkway

By Heather Rhoades

Many gardeners love the look of stone walkways, patios and driveways, but they have their difficulties. A good solution to many problems is to add low growing plants between the stones. Learn more in this article.

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