The denser the "plant carpet," the better suppression of weeds it will provide.
It’s possible to have colorful shade gardens that have a continual sequence of bloom.
Some of us enjoy the serenity of gardens under large shade trees, but trees suck up a lot of moisture...
Here are a few ground covers that I like to use to stifle the weeds and tie other plants together in a pleasing manner.
We all need allies in the battle against weeds. Luckily, the woodland plant Epimedium helps fight off weeds in the early spring.