Ground covers and low foliage
Some like it hot, some like it cool; some like it shady, some like it sunny; some like it dry, some like it moist -- and gardeners love them all. Look up more…
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Find out more about low-growing, mat-forming groundcovers for your landscape.
Creep it real! Check out this guide to growing lush creeping phlox in your beds and borders.
Lily of the valley plants are one of the most fragrant blooming plants in the spring and early summer throughout the northern temperate zone. Learn how to grow these plants here.
Creeping thyme is a spreading thyme variety. It is excellent planted as a lawn substitute or amongst stepping stones or pavers. Learn more about creeping thyme plant care and more here.
Creeping crosswort (hardy in USDA growing zones 5-8) is a beautiful flowering groundcover, but it can have its issues, too. Click or tap for the know how on this pretty plant.
For most of us, weeds are plants we don't want. Flowers are plants that we do. It's really all about perspective. Red clover (Trifolium pratense) may just be one of these plants. Click the link to learn more. #clover #trifolium #groundcover #lowgrowing #bees #pollinators
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!
Groundcovers in your bed or border offer a finished appearance. Read on for the best groundcovers for part sun and shade conditions.
Flowering ground covers can act as a low-maintenance weed barrier, stabilize soil, fill in gaps between stepping stones and provide a habitat for our pollinator friends. Included in the video is our list of 10 favorite flowering ground covers plus one honorable mention for you to consider for your landscape.
Houittuynia Plant Growing: How To Grow Chameleon Ground Cover In The Garden - Chameleon plants (Houittuynia) are a colorful ground cover in areas that might otherwise remain bare because of poor or wet soil. Chameleon ground cover is adaptable to many areas and can be useful in the landscape. However, chameleon plant care includes containing the plant and keeping its invasive tendencies within bounds.
Best Drought Tolerant Ground Covers: Heat Loving Ground Cover Plants For Gardens - Drought is a major concern for gardeners across much of the country. However, it’s very possible to grow a gorgeous, water-wise garden. You can find drought tolerant plants for nearly any situation, including heat-loving ground cover plants and ground covers that withstand drought. Read on for tips and information about a few of the best drought tolerant ground covers.
Spike Moss Care: Information And Tips For Growing Spike Moss Plants - Spike moss plants, or club moss, are not true mosses but very basic vascular plants. Can you grow spike moss? You certainly can, and it makes an excellent ground cover but needs consistent moisture to remain green. Learn more in this article.