How to Grow and Care for Vinca Minor
Common periwinkle or creeping myrtle (Vinca minor) can be invasive but is useful as ground cover. Learn how it is grown and differs from other plants.
Phlox stolonifera 'Home Fires' Creeping phlox from North Creek Nurseries
Creeping Phlox/ATTRACTS: Ruby Throated Hummingbirds. Plant in rock borders. Great for sunny slopes. Use as a groundcover to control weeds. Great as a groundcover for erosion control. Prefers slightly dry soil. Plant with Red Oak Tree. Spreads quickly. "Scarlet Flame" Hummingbirds favorite. Pull grass out of as soon as you see it, will steal the nutrients. Mulch in Winter with dry leaves.
Herniaria Glabra Green Carpet Ground Cover Seeds - Rupturewort
Herniaria Glabra forms such a low growing ground cover many people refer to it as Green Carpet. It is also called Rupturewort and is grown from Herniaria Glabra seeds.
Great Groundcovers! • The Garden Glove
There are groundcovers for hot, dry sites, ground covers for shade, poor soil and areas that are always wet. Groundcovers just need to spread well over a larger area than the average plant and cover the ground with a relatively dense form. Here's a primer on how to grow groundcovers!
Blue Woolly Veronica
Veronica pectinata (Woolly Speedwell) is one of our finest groundcovers. Growing with long stems of woolly evergreen foliage and lavender-blue flowers
When the Grass is Not Greener: 10 Plant Alternatives to Spruce Up Your Lawn
A well-groomed grass lawn has been the paradigm of a front or backyard for years. Aside from the fact that it becomes boring to see the same carbon copy of a lawn lining your entire block, there is another critical reason to consider breaking the mold. In areas experiencing severe droughts, such as Southern California, reducing water consumption is a serious matter.
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.
How to Create a Landscape from Scratch
I overhauled my entire landcape last year. Was I crazy to undertake so much at once? Yes!! But I am really enjoying my outdoor space this year. I received sever…
Tired of Mowing? Try These Plants and Groundcovers
DIYNetwork.com landscape experts offer up low-maintenance groundcovers and plants that can be used to replace grass.
Landscaping with Hydrangeas | 15 Garden Design Ideas
Landscaping with Hydrangeas is popular due to their captivating display of beautiful flowers and foliage. If right growing conditions are provided, it is also an easy to care shrub.
Beyond spray and wipe-out
Penny Woodward loves herbs. Not just for their efficacy in repelling pests, but their beauty, culinary qualities and fascinating histories.