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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.

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Brewster Home Fashions Komar Ivy Wall Mural

Komar Ivy Wall Mural

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Perennial Flowers for a Stunning Design

Who wouldn't want Catmint 'Walkers Low'? Along with being colorful, it's also drought tolerant and blooms all season!

Groundcovers That Give Lift to Your Landscape : Outdoors : Home & Garden Television

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"

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Great Garden Ideas from the West’s Best Gardens

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!

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The Best Drought-Tolerant Perennials

Lavender - drought tolerant!

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12 water-wise groundcovers

Silver Carpet - Dymondia Margaretae. Stepable groundcover. Drought resistant. Not plastic, not gravel, not painted. Not phony. YES!

Contemporary lead pots using textural plants including equisetum (horsetail grass), rosmarinus prostrates (trailing rosemary), and eucalyptus. A Planters design. Atlanta, GA

How to collect, transplant, and care for moss. If you want to add moss to your pots or planters, this article explains how to establish it and get it growing.

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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