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Shade-loving Fern Ostrich is an elegant ground cover for moist areas. Great native plant grows up to 6 feet tall!

Fern Ostrich - Longfield Gardens

Wild Thyme (Thymus Serpyllum) forms evergreen cushions that spread rapidly and are smothered in flowers in summer. Its tiny leaves contain a rich, fragrant essential oil. This ground cover plant fills the air with a herbal scent. Fast growing, resistant, requires little care

Wild Thyme | Fruit & Veg from Spalding Bulb

Gravel around the foundation for drainage, plant shrubs along to help soak up water. Like the idea of the large rock to prevent erosion from the water spicket. Maybe a few cool pots or barrels with plants too? I like :)

VERTIGO and outdoor landscaping. - 4 Men 1 Lady

There are no evergreen, shade-growing or drought-resistant lawn grasses and nothing, hand-over-heart, will improve the year round, but especially winter, look of your yard than replacing the areas of the lawn that you don't absolutely use all the time with a variety of evergreen ground covers and hardscape pathways. Plus, no mowing!!! I got you at no mowing, didn't I?

10 Great Groundcover Plants

The very tiny Irish Moss seeds create a moss-like, emerald-green foliage that forms a compact 1 - 2 inch tall carpet. Sagina Subulata ground cover is excellent for planting between flagstones. Grown as a lawn substitute, it creates the effect of a moss-covered meadow. Irish Moss is very soft to walk on barefoot, and it has a slightly spongy feel to it. ~ I like the sound of this!

Irish Moss Seeds - Sagina Subulata Irish Moss Ground Cover Seed

Mowing mini clover, a nitrogen-fixing plant, makes stems and leaves grow small and blend into lawn

Miniclover® White Clover Seeds - Microclover® Alternative

chamomile and thyme lawn

Red Creeping Thyme. Grows 3 inches tall max - no mowing . Lemony scent. Gorgeous with lavender. Perennial. Repels mosquitoes. Can grow as entire lawn.

The hexagon cells that make up each COREgravel panel form a rigid honeycomb design that holds gravel in place and supports load distribution. The underside is a geotextile allowing water to drain easily and prevents weed growth. Interlocking system edges support assembly.

Rosemary topiaries: 1. Take clippings, trim leaves from the stem off the bottom and set in water. Change water often & leave until you get roots. 2. Take your pots and fill the bottoms with rocks for drainage.3. Fill bottom with potting soil then add your rooted Rosemary - add more soil. Press soil lightly & water.Place in sun. Trim as needed.

moss graffiti

How To Create Green Moss Wall Graffiti [Infographic]

How to Grow Black Peppercorns - The Homestead Garden

Raised bed vegetable garden is great: they prevent soil compaction, allow for good drainage, keep pathway weeds from your garden soil...

How to Build and Arrange a Raised Bed Vegetable Garden

Copper succulent planter

Meet Your New Best DIY Friend: Copper Spray Paint

Miniature Urban Industrial Cement Planters, Wedding Favors, Hexagon, Angular Concrete Planter, Succulents, Geometric, Modern by PippaMarxStudio on Etsy

inspiration vertical garden

6 best indoor house plants | Amber Interiors

FYI: Indoor House Plants

Propagate succulents with the leaves Cuttings. Using honey as root hormone.

Create and Care For a Lavender Hedge. Lavender plants are generally easy to care for. Learn how to create a fragrant and beautiful lavender hedge, and maintain it for years to come

Create and Care For a Lavender Hedge

Stone mandala in the garden.

succulents as edging

Espalier - awesome design and functional - just got an idea for the fruit trees I have no room for :)

Sedum burrito (Burro’s Tail, Baby Donkey Tail) → Plant characteristics and more photos at: www.worldofsuccul...