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No More Mowing: 10 Grass-Free Alternatives to a Traditional Lawn

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

Veronica - so many different uses in the landscape. At home in the rock garden, between flagstones in the patio or as a slow growing but long-lived ground cover in the xeric garden, this little plant always looks good.

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Country Photos

Love the thyme planted in between these pavers for low-maintenance beauty.

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Ground Cover for Garden Pathways

Garden pathway: blue star creeper between stones and taller, more delicate dianthus along the edges.

DIY Flagstone Path Tutorial

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DIY Stepping Stone Projects and Tutorials

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Tips for Creating an Inviting Walkway

Irish moss between the stones

Soften the Edges. Ground-hugging plants soften the sharp edges of the stone pavers in this garden. Chartreuse-colored thyme between the stones contrasts with the blues of fescue and lavender spilling from the edge of the walkways.

Great idea for a cheap raised vegetable garden! Plant herbs, strawberries or even marigolds in the edge block holes.