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Creeping Phlox. my favorite plant. Just plant and it grows and grows and grows. Such a pretty garden carpet.

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More Garden Containers You Never Thought Of…

More Garden Containers You Never Thought Of… • Tons of Tips & Ideas!

how to stop weeds from growing - pull weeds that are there -- then lay newspaper over the entire area --- when covered wet the newspaper real well-- then put mulch on top of that. Ready to plant and be weed free for a year!

Creeping Thyme: In early summer the plants are covered with stunning pinkish-rose flowers that last until the first hard frost. The stunning foliage stays all through the winter months. A very hardy perennial that attracts butterflies and bees. Sweet n Low by Live Mulch #thyme #groundcover

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Best Pink Flowers for Your Garden

'Alice du Pont' Mandevilla Soften your pergola or trellis with mandevilla, a heat-loving tropical vine that sports charming pink flowers all summer long. Name: 'Alice du Pont' Mandevilla Growing Conditions: Full sun and well-drained soil Size: Climbs up to 20 feet tall Zones: 10-11

Creeping Phlox: A spreading, mossy evergreen perennial, blooming extravagantly in spring. This variety tolerates sun well, remaining green throughout the summer and fall.

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Red Creeping Thyme

Red Creeping Thyme ~ Border, Containers, Ground Cover. Just a few inches high, the plant is densely covered with tiny, dark green, shiny leaves that are intensely aromatic when crushed -- plant them between paving stones and enjoy their fragrance every time you pass by. Zone 4 - 9

purple trailing lantana; heat tolerant, low water use, bright attractive flowers spring-fall. Can take over an area so plant in spots you want to fill quickly!

Angelonia -It's easy to grow and flowers profusely; great plant for our dry spells and heat. Not fussy about soil either. Butterflies love it!

Beautiful Spring Ground Cover Ideas, creeping phlox, I need to plant this and let it cascade over the brick wall on the driveway.

Mixed Carpet Phlox - perennial; grows anywhere, even in poor, dry, sandy soil where other ground covers fail! No other plant spreads so lavishly, needs so little attention and flowers so profusely with so little care. Zones: 3-9 Light: Full Sun to Full Partial Shade

Ideas for a rockery - For great rock garden plants check out my board: http://pinterest.com/dougharrington/rock-gardens-ground-covers/

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Candytuft: A garden must-have!

Candytuft: Hardy evergreen perennial ground cover for zones 3-9. - Just planted this by my front steps

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Walkable Groundcovers

Soapwort is prized for its compact, rough-and-tumble nature and pretty pink, red, or white flowers. Use it along your garden path or tuck it into rock gardens or walls. Soapwort does best in well-drained, slightly alkaline soil. It’s drought- and deer-tolerant.

Saucer Magnolia tree; so pretty! I love the bright pink, and think it'd look spectacular in my garden. Research will be done on this plant to see if it can grow in my garden.