August 31, 2021
Ground covers can be used anywhere that bare soil needs to be covered. Most often they replace areas of lawn where grass won't grow. They can be used on slopes where erosion is a problem, replace grass grown on a slope when mowing is difficult.Ground cover can be used with small gardens, compacted soil and shade for city dwellers. They are being used more because of their colour and offer interesting texture compared to grass alone.
First you need to carefully evaluate the area where you want to grow a ground cover. Ask yourself the following questions:
All plant material benefits from the addition of organic matter like peat moss, manure, or compost to the soil before planting.
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