Groundcovers and Plants to Use As Lawn Alternatives
Give your home true curb appeal by replacing street-side lawn with sweetly scented Roman chamomile. This perennial groundcover releases a wonderful fragrance when crushed underfoot — it’s perfect for curbside areas, paths and patios. Yellow button blooms punctuate the bright green leaves in late spring. Plants are hardy in Zones 7 to 10 and cover ground quickly, spreading more than 12 inches annually.
Creeping Phlox Emerald Pink Fast growing evergreen groundcover 100's of fragrant pink flowers in late spring Thrives in tough soil sites Excellent on banks, slopes & along pathways View all Groundcovers Zone 3,4,5,6,7,8,9 Blooms Spring-Early Summer 4-6" X 18-24"
A Mediterannean Garden - deer-resistant, drought tolerant plants to cover this sloping front yard in El Cerrito, California. Succulents (including vivid coral ‘Sticks on Fire’ euphorbia) mingle with California natives and easy-care, Mediterranean shrubs—lavender, rosemary, sage. The garden takes just 4 hours per month to maintain!
Yahoo7 Lifestyle: Fashion and Beauty, Healthy Living, Parenting, Love and Sex, Food, Horoscopes and more
Convolvulus sabatius This sweet little plant develops a dense carpet of grey-green leaves, and only grows about 15-20cm high. It spreads extensively, is fast growing and has slender twining stems that are studded with periwinkle blue blooms. Drape over rockeries, pathways and retaining walls. It grows best in full sun or part shade and in well-drained soil. It will tolerate hot, exposed sites and coastal salt sprays.Graham's top groundcover plants