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Ground Cover for Garden Pathways

Soften the hard edges of stone steps, paths, or patios with tough but pretty ground covers that can withstand more than a little stomping!

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Creeping Thyme (thymus) in pathway stone pavers in drought tolerant California xeriscape garden with oak trees


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Creeping Perennials: Ground-hugging perennials like vinca, thyme, and creeping Jenny make an excellent no-mow lawn cover. (#lawn #garden)

There are very few ground covers that can be walked-on, but creeping thyme is one of them. So it makes an ideal ground cover to use between stepping stones, near the patio adjoining walkways or around stones and boulders. However, those are not the only uses for this versatile low growing ground cover. Because of its low growth habit, it can be used effectively in the foreground of just about any planting in the landscape. It is especially popular to use in spots where the plants can cascade…