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Sweet Woodruff, a non-invasive ground cover for shady areas

Easy Groundcovers

Groundcover - Sweet woodruff is the perfect groundcover for adding fragrance to your backyard. When the leaves are crushed they smell like freshly mown hay. This is one plant that isn't prone to invasiveness and tends to form well-mannered clumps

Ostrich Fern, Matteuccia struthiopteris, Ostrich Fern

Ostrich Fern

Catnip is said to be 10 times more effective than DEET in repelling mosquitoes. Citronella, or West Indian lemongrass, is a tall plant and the source for citronella oil. Cascading Geranium, another bug repelling plant, will cascade over its pot and add a delicate floral scent to your potagerie.

Walkers Low times more effective in repelling mosquitoes. Citronella, or West Indian lemongrass, is a tall plant and the source for citronella oil. Cascading Geranium, another bug repelling plant, will cascade over its pot and add a delicate floral scent

One of the best perennial ground cover and trailing plant for containers!  This has been my favorite!  Planted it for a ground cover and in big urns.  Came back one year ($ saver!) so beautifully, that we just let the pots fill and drip with it down the stairs and got more compliments on it than anything else!  Striking contrast with black containers, and darker plants!

Goldilocks - Creeping Jenny - Lysimachia nummularia

Goldilocks - One of the best perennial ground cover and trailing plant for containers! Planted it for a ground cover and in big urns. Just let the pots fill and drip with it down the stairs. Striking contrast with black containers, and darker plants!

@HGTV has some great ideas on how to reuse materials for your garden! Try using recycled crates to give a natural look to your backyard space.

Recycled Crate Gives Rustic Look to Natural Style Decorative plant containers come in a variety of materials and styles, including recycled crates, giving a natural look to backyard spaces and gardens.

Easy step-by-step that shows how to maintain a garden rock border.

How to Maintain a Garden Rock Border

Aubrieta Deep Purple Compact / Tarička

Rock Cress – Rock Cress is a popular spring-flowering rock garden perennial. This strain has single flowers in shades of deep purple to mauve, with…

Creeping Phlox Emerald Blue Mat-forming evergreen groundcover 100's of fragrant blue flowers in late spring Thrives in tough soil sites  Excellent for banks & slopes View all Groundcovers Zone 3,4,5,6,7,8,9 Blooms Late Spring-Early Summer 4-6" X 18-24"

Creeping Phlox Emerald Blue Mat-forming evergreen groundcover of fragrant blue flowers in late spring Thrives in tough soil sites Excellent for banks & slopes View all Groundcovers Zone Blooms Late Spring-Early Summer

Flowers That Grow In Full Shade If you live on a property that is shady all day long, then you may be lamenting the fact that you can’t easily grow sun-loving flowers such as daisies or pansies, but don’t despair. There are many beautiful blooms that grow in full shade and can add beautiful splashes of... [Read More...]

Five Flowers That Grow In Full Shade

5 Flowers That Grow In Full Shade - There are many beautiful blooms that grow in full shade and can add beautiful splashes of color as well as pleasant scents to your property

Moss Verbena may end up being your favorite groundcover.  It grows between 6 to 12 inches tall, but has a spreading capability of up to 5 feet.  It's easy to grow, is drought and heat tolerant, attracts butterflies and comes in blue, purple and white flowers. by flossie

Moss Verbena - favorite groundcover - grows between 6 inches tall, has a spreading capability of up to 5 feet- easy to grow, is drought & heat tolerant, attracts butterflies and comes in blue, purple and white flowers.

Shade gardening by abbyy

Shade gardening by abbyy

Shade Gardens, hopefully the maple tree behind the fence gets big fast, this is so cute and relaxing - Shade Gardening

Really like the stone path and all the hostas and other shade loving plants. Feels like a secret garden for sure.

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