Tag: groundcover

Groundcover Is Carpeting For Landscapes

UNITED STATES—If shade trees are the ceilings, and hedges and shrubbery are the walls, then turf and other groundcover plants are the floors of...

Get The Lowdown On Groundcover

UNITED STATES—Lawns composed of turf grasses are the most functional, but also the most demanding forms of groundcover. That is old news. There are...

Rain Is Necessary But Messy

UNITED STATES—Water is no more scarce in California than it has been in recorded history. The problem with it is that it is a...

Artificial Turf Has Real Advantages

UNITED STATES—Lawn is the carpeting for our outdoor spaces. Like pavement or decking, it makes the space in or gardens useful for more than...

Vines Are Naturally Social Climbers

UNITED STATES—If more of us knew how vines compete in the wild, fewer of us would grow them in our home gardens. Understory plants...

Much Ado About Mulch

UNITED STATES—Mulch was not invented by humans. Most plants make some sort of mulch naturally. Even desert plants that live on bare ground shed...

Plants To Cover New Ground

UNITED STATES—Lawn is both the most common and the most horticulturally incorrect of landscape features. Not many landscapes lack lawn. After all, it is...
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