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Posts tagged groundcovers

June 20, 2019

 

Waves In The Shade

I love plant names that rhyme!

August 9, 2018

 

Lysimachia

There are about 150 species of perennials and shrubs in the genus Lysimachia.

October 29, 2015

 

Creeping Jenny edging a walkway.

Thugs Of The Garden

These so-called thugs are plants that cover the ground so fast that if left to their own devices they eventually crowd out every other plant in a bed.

September 11, 2014

 

Shade plants under a tree at the Genevieve Green Gardens at the Ewing Cultural Center, Bloomington, Illinois.

Shady But Dry

Some of us enjoy the serenity of gardens under large shade trees, but trees suck up a lot of moisture...

May 17, 2012

 

Lamium maculatum 'White Nancy'.

Creepers: Exploring Groundcovers

May, in my Midwestern garden, is when a lot of creeping plants bloom.

July 22, 2010

 

Growing Campanula Bells (Bellflowers)

Campanulas, or bellflowers, are plants with bell-shaped blue or white blooms, and they range in height from ground-hugging dwarfs to plants that grow to 6 feet.

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