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1823 succulent ground cover Ideabooks
6 Dependable Ground Covers for Warm Climates
Swap some lawn for these drought-tolerant clumping plants — and watch your maintenance efforts diminish while they easily grow
"tall ground cover that looks superb paired with shorter ground covers like lilyturf... suitable ground cover for your garden, no matter how hot, dry, shady or soggy it may... These ground covers will give your garden a place where the eye can rest, and will... ignore as ground covers. Firecracker plant is often regarded as a shrub, but its delicate... stems cover a lot of ground without obstructing the view. Cinnamon ginger is a bit..."
Great Design Plant: Blackfoot Daisy for Prettier Dry Ground
Don’t let its delicate looks fool you. This ground cover can survive extreme cold and heat, and with little water to boot
"This ground cover can survive extreme cold and heat, and with little water to boot... tough ground cover is susceptible to is overwatering. Masses of white daisy-like... flowers cover it once warm temperatures arrive. While short-lived, blackfoot daisy... attractive ground cover. Plant it in full sun or filtered shade in well-drained soil.... alongside succulents like agave, red yucca and santa-rita prickly pear. The delicate..."
6 Great Ways With Garden Ground Covers
Use them as problem solvers, weed killers, color and texture providers ... ground cover plants have both practical and visual appeal
"providers ... ground cover plants have both practical and visual appeal... areas of ground cover and lawn, since voracious ground cover plants can migrate into... Ground cover plants play an important role in the garden. Characterized by their... vegetation, ground covers provide many benefits to almost any outdoor space. There are... variety of ground cover plants available, often with unique growing requirements ranging..."
6 Native Ground Covers for Tough, Dry Spots
Sun beating down on your sandy gravel? Thick shade darkening your clay soil? There’s a ground cover here for you
"There’s a ground cover here for you... using ground covers in place of wood or other mulches — and that in fact, ground... list of ground covers of diverse backgrounds that might work for you. Their native... ground covers and short plants would lead to a lower-maintenance, more aesthetically pleasing... for bare ground under a large wooden deck that gets no rain or light, I’m all ears.... pear as a ground cover? What are you thinking. 1 - It doesn't smother any weeds, and..."
Great Design Plant: Bugle Weed, a Quick Ground Cover
It’s highly adaptable, suppresses weeds, reduces erosion and provide weeks of bright flowers. Just watch for invasiveness
"versatile ground cover is often overlooked, yet I have found it to be a reliable workhorse... slow-growing ground cover with a very limited spread, bugle weed may not be the best choice... useful ground cover and love the taller growing varieties. Here is a picture of Ajuga... ajuga as a ground cover and it prevents the maple seeds from taking root. I planted it... other ground covers such as my nemesis, English ivy! Bugleweed escapes easily in..."
5 Weed-Smothering Ground Covers
Let these landscape plants do the dirty work of choking out weeds while you sit back and enjoy the view
3 Steps to Creating Quick, Easy and Colorful Succulent Containers
Take a bright container, add a colorful succulent or two and have a professional, summery design in minutes
"colorful succulent or two and have a professional, summery design in minutes... Succulents are the darlings of the horticultural world. Imaginative displays in nurseries... create a succulent masterpiece of our own. Yet with so many shapes, sizes and colors... from the Succulent Queen When succulents make architects dream.... One of my favorite... are many succulents hardy to zone3. You will just need to be selective. Succulent have..."
Grow a Garden of Succulents for Easy Beauty
Low-water plants in a wide range of colors, shapes and sizes? Sign us up — and check out our faves here
"Succulents are every gardener’s dream. They offer something for everyone, from the... better than succulents inside McCoy pottery. Period. Love succulents! https://www... com/shop/SucculentsAndSuch?ref=si_shop I planted Succulents for the first time this... I LOVE succulents. Here is my succulent fairy garden. Here's a picture I found of... ideas for succulents and there are such a variety of succulents being used I feel like..."
Great Design Plant: Creeping Juniper Holds Its Ground
Add texture and evergreen interest to a layered garden with this low-maintenance, good-looking ground cover
"Ground covers are the base layer of any good garden design, and one of my favorites... easy-to-grow ground cover. It is great for hillsides and along stairs. My problem is a yard... since the ground never gets compacted there, but keeping ahead of the seedlings is a... mounds that cover the ground or cascade over the edges of containers. How to use it. This... eventually cover a large area, depending on the cultivar you choose. Juniperus squamata..."
Basement of the Week: From Dumping Ground to Family Hangout
"everyone's covered in this renovated Seattle basement... dumping ground for little-used items and junk. They envisioned it as a place where... "dumping ground for junk". Due to long term dampness and one flooding of the basement... "dumping ground" into a neat, clean, well lit storage space. Beautiful basement. What..."
Great Design Plants: Stars of the Succulent Garden
"Each succulent stands out in its own way — the variegated foliage of Aeonium, the... popular succulent types. Cold sensitivity may be a concern for many gardeners, but... I love succulents and these are gorgeous! They are all so beautiful! My succulents... than a succulent? Beautiful! Maybe I'm the only one who has this problem but a general... if you cover them with straw. Love these plants! :-) I would like to transplant some..."
Cascading Succulents Bring Fun Shapes to Your Indoor Garden
For eye-catching spillers with delicate beauty and minimal needs, it's hard to beat these 2 trailing houseplants
"cascading succulents in the Senecio genus that provide whimsy and interest with minimal... Like most succulents, they're simple to propagate, which means that even the most novice... these succulents. Love your photos! Here are a few of my indoor succulents. String... I love succulents and am looking for a good company/website that can ship by mail... unusual succulent is a vigorous grower. Its trailing stems can reach 2 to 3 feet in..."
Great Design Plant: Sunrose Dazzles on Dry Slopes
"than true succulents? Deer resistance?? Great xerascapes @Westtz - look into natives... foliage covers this small, shrub-like perennial. Most varieties sport leaves of deep... form is covered in 1-inch-diameter flowers of bright yellow, orange, red, white or... small-scale ground cover...."
How to Replace Your Lawn With a Garden
New project for a new year: Lose the turfgrass for energy savings, wildlife friendliness and lower maintenance
"acceptable ground cover when other weeds are clearly superior plants. Maybe I'm too much... ages. As ground cover we have wood chippings from trees we have had cut down, so a good... tolerant ground cover and switching to a sod that was drought tolerant. We also took... resistent ground cover just trying to get some distraction from yard of uglyness and... know what ground-cover I could use here to replace the grass. Should be able to see to..."
Patio Pavers Go Green in Between
Kind to the environment and easy on the eyes, pavers with moss or other foliage in the joints create a charming permeable hardscape
"behaved ground cover that is correct for your planting zone will keep the maintenance... great ground cover is elfin thyme. It's teensy leaves, very tight growing, so not... making the ground cover joints work. The other key is the right irrigation. Direct to... on the ground to make an impressive lawn substitute, border plant or pleasant planting... carpet that covers itself with soft pink flower spikes in the summer. Height 3-4". Spacing..."