Weed-smothering groundcovers are ideal for troublesome spots in your yard where grass won't grow (or you don't want to mow). See some of the Costa Farms' gardening experts' top picks for easy-care, colorful groundcovers.
Kidney Weed (Dichondra repens) This evergreen spreading perennial has shiny green heart-shaped leaves and inconspicuous green flowers, and is often used as a substitute lawn in low-traffic areas of the garden. It will grow in full sun or partial shade as long as it has plenty of moisture. When conditions are ideal, it will grow quite quickly.