I have quite a bit of catmint in my garden, but sadly I don’t have a cat...
Coral bells have gorgeous foliage that present endless possibilities.
The denser the "plant carpet," the better suppression of weeds it will provide.
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.
While bulbs provide a lot of flower power in Spring, it is best to accompany them with herbaceous perennials that will outlast bulb foliage.