ground cover

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Synonyms for ground cover

low-growing plants planted in deep shade or on a steep slope where turf is difficult to grow

small plants other than saplings growing on a forest floor

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It is probably the most popular rockery or ground cover perennial.
AlturnaMATS manufactures ground cover mats in sizes ranging from 2 feet by 4 feet up to 4 feet by 8 feet.
Wintergreen is also excellent for providing ground cover in damp woodland or shady borders.
A There are several shade-tolerant ground cover plants such as ivy - use one with yellow leaves such as Gold Heart or Sulphur Heart to add a splash of colour - Waldsteinia ternata (which has yellow flowers) and Rubus tricolour, which will give you a good mat of cover.
For ground cover go for C adpressus, for a taller variety, try deciduous C divaricatus, which grows 6ft x 6ft.
DALLAS, March 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Neat Sheet, the convenient, lightweight ground cover from Kimberly-Clark Corporation now has a larger sibling: The Neat Sheet family size.
A s you finish your winter digging, it may be a good time to think about how to reduce the weeding you have to do in future years - and good ground cover is essential if you want to lessen the backbreaking work of constant weeding.
Best used as a ground cover along the edge of a border or path.
Shredded bark was typically used for ground cover, "but as suburban culture changed and people wanted to spend more money on ground cover, a Clevelander patented adding color to industrial wood waste and making it look more attractive.
One good ground cover Moser recommends is winter-green euonymus, which is green in the summertime and purplish in winter.
These in turn allow many other species to exist in the ground cover of the longleaf pine ecosystem.
The industry provides products and services to prevent soil erosion due to wind and water in places where natural ground cover has been removed or damaged.
And you can mix in other ground cover plants tool such as pots of lobelia to break up the effect and country plants to create a border, like foxgloves for the summer and bluebells, snowdrops and cyclamen for the spring.
It is a tremendous perennial ground cover plant with dense foliage and bell-shaped flowers.